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THE MEEKER HERALD 1
JAMES LYTTLE. Editor A Proprietor HATURDAY. JANUARY 2. IBIS So far, plenty of good Ice baa been put up. About an inch of hiiow fell Mon day night. The days are on the turn towards more daylight. Ah a general thing the weather wan pleasant all week. Work on the Oakridge Park Tele phone line 1h about completed. It was a lovely New Years Day In Meeker. White river sunshine. The Himes horse sale, Monday, was well attended and very good prices were obtained. Tho Ladies Guild of St. James church will meet at the home of Mrs. F. N. JoHantgen, Thursday, January 7th. W. K. Steese sold his ranch in Oakridge Park to Mrs W. J. Clark. The deal was effected through the Scott agency. The Sixth Annual Farmers Con gress and Short Course will begin at tiie Colorado Agricultural College January 11th and continue to the 16th. The pupils at the Marvine school gave a very interesting and enjoy able program on Christmas Kve. The whole ueighorhood was in at tendance. By the announcement in another column, it will be seen that Robert A. Youngstrom, a first-class restau rant man. from Denver, will reopen the Ranch Hotel, to-day. I)r. French had a letter, this week, from the Mayo Brothers, the famous doctors and surgeons who run the Mayo sanitarium at Rochester, Minn., stating that Mrs. Craig was out of the hospital and doing well. Claude and Mrs. Rees and Master Rees were over from the Rifle side of the divide, tills week. Spending New Year’s week with grandad and grandma—Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Rees and other relatives and friends. A very fine Christmas dinner was served at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Fluckey, in honor of Mr and Mrs. Henry Beemer of Grand Junction. Mr. and Mrs. John Fluc key and children were also in atten-, dance. Commencing on Monday of this week, three Green River, Utah, mer cantile establishments adopted the cash system. The cash basis of do ing business is growing in favor in all parts of the United States.—Rifle Telegram. L. R. Hendricks and Miss Lizzie Peaslee were married by Rev. De- Motte at. tile Farmers Home hotel. Thursday evening, December 24,1914. Many friends in there parts wish these young folks good luck all along the matrimonial highway. The town of Marvine on the north branch of White river, is slowly, but surely coming to . the front. The postoffice there has been raised to the rank of a money order office. But we can look for nothing else but such progress and prosperity under this Democratic administration. The members of Rio Blanco Lodge No. HO A. F. & A. M. gave a very en joyable reception and dance last Tuesday evening, at their hall, in honor of a departing brother—Mr. W. H. Clark, who left Wednesday for Denver, to assume his duties in the United States surveyor general’s office. Henry Wllboii, who, with his brot her John F., was among the first settlers on upper Milk creek, but is now aresidentof southern California, writes that the San Diego exposition will be a great affair, and that Colo rado people should see it, and get. in to a warm climate for two or three months. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Patterson, who are among the latest arrivals in Meeker, enjoyed Christmas festivi ties immensely. Breakfasted at F. M. Babcocks; dined at R. O. Rey nolds, and attended the Christmas tree program, at Babcocks in the evening, where Mrs. Patterson lifted a big, fat turkey from the tree. A fair run of luck for one day. Assessor Hartko departed, Mon day. for his farm, near Rangely. After straightening up things on the farm, Mr. Hartke will open a har ness and saddling shop at Rangely. There is a good opening for such a business in the growing lower river community, and as Hartke ia a first class workman as well as popular, he will succeed in building up a good trade in the Rangely country. PRACTICAL HEALTH HINT. Nephritis. For chronic kidney disease— nephritis—Dr. A. Kakowskl pre scribes a diet of pumpkin In an article In a leading Oat-man medical magazine tbs famous Russian physician extols Its vlr tues and calls It the Ideal diuretic food. But It must be used In large quantities three to six pounds a day. He baa the pump kin cut In small pieces, covered with water, boiled over a slow fire for two hours aod served with butter, milk or cream. In one of bis cases 252 pounds of pumpkin were eaten tn eighty days without any 111 effects. Ixmg standing cases are cured within a very short tiros. NO MORE LAVISH SPENDERS. Nsw York’s Swell Dining Plaess Mourn Thsir Passing. “Hotels and restaurants are expect ing something more than usual from society this winter,** said one hotel man. who la as well up on the restaur ant situation ae anybody in New York. “It Is believed that fashionable people will do little entertaining in their homes. It will be cheeper and easier to invite their friends to a restaurant where they may have dancing after the dinner. “As a matter of fact the day of the lavish spender le gone, eo far aa New York la concerned. We aball never see again the era that ended nine or ten years ago. Those were the days when men from Chicago or Pittsburgh vied with each other in the extravagance of their entertainments. It was noth ing for a dinner to cost $25 a cover. Nowadays the average la about *4.00 ‘The change In spending habits baa forced the hotels to become cost ac countants. Tbs manager of every mod ern house is now able to know, when a mutton chop Is placed on the table, just bow much of each Item the botoTa expenses that chop has to carry.**— New York Times. DECOY PERISCOPES. A Submarine Triek to Lurs the Enemy to Dsstruetisn. Such things exist as decoy periscopes —short lengths of pipe held upright on a float and looking exactly like the real periscope. The submarine seta them adrift for yon to find—sometimes scat ters several of them. When one la sighted you cannot stop to consider whether the little object dancing on the sea half a mile or so distant does or does not mean 230 pounds of high explosive coming atralgbt at yon. Maybe yoo will aee an aerootane maneavsrlag over It la a way that carries conviction that It does. Yoo don’t dars to take any chances and ao yon train all the guns at It Then the real submarine Blinks np on the other side of the ebtp. and with the swift rush of Its torpedo, the latest of sea tragedies comes to an end.—Park Benjamin in the New York Independ ent Reproducing the Grand Canyon. A panoramic reproduction of the Grand Canyon of Arlsona is being built at the Panama-Pacific International exposition at a coat of over $300,000 Over 30.000 square yards of linen can vas Imported from Scotland are being used for the set pieces. Visitors tn this concession will view the panora mas from observation parlor cars mov ed by electricity on an elevated trestle seemingly along the rim of the can yon. The observer will be enabled to aee eight of the most distinctive points of the canyon, and the ride will last over half an honr. Including, apparent ly. a journey of more than 100 miles of the great gorge. Every resource of modern science la employed In the work of reproduction. Chinese end Japanese In This Land. The total number of Chinese tn the Dotted States proper, according to the census of 1910, was 71.531. while the total number of Japanese was 72.157 These figures for 1910 are comparable with 80303 Chinese and 24320 Japa nese who were In the United States proper in 1900. showing that the num ber of Chinese In this country In 1910 was 18332 less than In 1900. while the number of Japanese Increased 47.831 from 1000 to 1910. These figures do not Include the Chinese and Japanese under the American flag living In the outlying possessions of the United States. Harvard's Lew Is High. You can’t size np a Harvard fresh man by his name this year. J. Low Is a strapping six footer, while I. B Tall Is the smallest chap in the class. H. Shorts II is right between Tall and Low in stature. He la neutral. There Is a Kaiser among the yearlings. M. T. Coffin, despite his gloomy name. Is the life of the Bmltb ball Joy makers. Mr. Rich ia In the class, also two youths of Means, but they are offset financially by Mr. Poor. Arthur Stonestreet and Johnnie Starbird are other names en rolled.—New York World. Died In Battle. From the beginning of the Christian era to the present, according to Ola tort ans. there have been less than 240 warles* years. Up to the middle of the nineteenth century It waa roughly com pnted that nearly 7.000.000.000 men bad died In battle since the beginning of recorded bistory, a number equal to almost five times the present estimated population of the globe. LISTEN! The Well Known Ranch Hotel Restaurant WILL HAVE ITS GRAND OPENING With a fine TURKEY DINNER, SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, at noon. It will only ba 35 cent*, but you will like it. LET’S GET ACQUAINTED C. F. Egry Buys Fine Horse A few days ago Charlee Egry of Pyramid bought one of the Unset trotting stallions that can be found in the West. Magnus-Patch is the horse’s name and-he waa bred at the Patchen-Wilkee farm in Kentucky. He comes from the famous Dan Patch strain and has already ehowti himself to be a fast trotter. Mr Egry will keep him st hie ranch on Upper Williams Fork and a fine lot of trotters should result from his In troduction in this part of the atate. Magnus Patch is a beautiful bay with heavy maiu and tail, he weighs close to twelve hundred and has a large flat bone and le of Ideal confonnation for a stock horse. HU disposition is of the best and hie breeding is second to none in the country. In fact, there are few hor ses west of the Mississippi that are bred in as fashionable breeding lines as this horse.—Hayden Republican. After a pleasant visit with hla rel atives, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goeder of Rangely, L. N. Goshen left for his home in Custer county, thfs week. Mr. Goshen will probably return here later and locate. Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Hill, the Range ly pioneers, will leave for Florida, next week, where the balance of the winter will be spent. The Green boys, W. J. Clark and William Winslow, of Oakridge park, were town visitors, Monday. Arthur Burnham of Sulphur, look ed the town people over for a spoil early part of the week. Messrs J. W. Shepard and C. B. Parker of lower White, visited the metropolis Tuesday. Mr. and Mre. John Reecorla of Thornburg, did their holiday shop ping last week. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Crawford and the childreu departed for California Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Whitlock of Oakridge park, were town visitors Wednesday. John R. Banta was among the Rangely visitors to the county seat Tuesday. O. H. Lunney of Oakridge park, attended to business matters in town, Tuesday. Mrs. Frank Gibbons, of Oakridge Park, visited town relatives, Wed nesday. Karl Zellhoeffer of Buford, was a Meeker visitor fore part of the week. Household Furnishings for Sale Apply at the Clark residence on Park avenue. j 2-9 Will pay 17c for all dry hides. The Meeker Market nB-tf Mauy Disorders Come From The Liver Are you just at odds with yourself? Do you regulate living? Are you sometimes at odds with the world? Do you wonder what ails you? True you may be eating regu larly and sleeping well. Yet some thing is the matter! Constipation, headache, nervousness and bilious spells indicate a sluggish liver. The tried remedy is Dr. King’s New Life Pills. Only 25c at your druggist Bucklen’s Arnica Salve for skin eruptions. Family trees are quite apt to be shady. Cheapest Furniture in town, at Konopik’s, next door to court house. Cough Medicine For Children Never give a child a cough medi cine that contains opium in any form. When opium is given other and more serious diseases may follow. Long experience has demonstrated that there is no better or safer medicine for coughe, colds and croup In chil dren than Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy. It is equally valuable for adults. Try it. It contains no opium or other harmful drug. Foi sale by All Dealers. Pictures and works of Art at Konopik’s, next door to court house. TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO Should auld acquaintance be forgot. And never brought to min t [From The Herald of January 4. 18U0] The mild winter «u still on. John A. Watson was appointed clerk of the county oourt Travel to Steamboat Springs was routed by way of Meeker at this time twenty-five years ago, The Wilson boys, John F. and Henry, Charley Duffy and Henry Wolcott, all spent New Years in town. The Woman's Club Program JANUARY 5, 1015. Roll Call Quotation* from French Arthore France—“Parle, Its Cathedral* and Art Gal leries” Mrs. Paul Rankin “The Rnvlron* of Part*“..Mni. 8. A. Wright “The Cathedral* at Rkelm*” Mr., u B. W.lbridge Hostess—Mr*. J. L. Tagert Net a Plantar. “What have you there, eonf* "Ten beans.” M Ben ns? Too menu dollars?" “Yep.” “Why don't you call money by Its right name?” “Ain't beans a good enough name for money?” "Not for you. Too never plant any." —Seattla Post-Intelligencer. Overhead Eoenemy. "We must cut down our overhead ex pense," My husband cried, with manner most Impressive, And when 1 asked him what be meant ha said. "My daar, I And your bat bills moat as c ■salve." -New York Sun. diving Him a Tip. Jack (at 1130 p m.i-Can 1 got you to say yes? Maud (stifling a yawni—That depends on your question. Try asking roe If I am sleepy.—BL Louis Globe-Democrat One of the Firm. A friend of ours went oat as a repre sentative of s business Arm. He pre sented bis card. “I'm one of the firm." said be. “Which one?** said they. “Weil, It's 'Wilson Sc Co..* ** said be. •'l’m the ‘and.’’* Milwaukee Free Press. A Hare. There was an old codger named drew. Whose puns made his friends rather blue. He was eating one day. And tbs cook heard him any. “There’s a hair tn this here rabbit atew.” —Cincinnati Enquirer. No Beers. “Language Is s queer thing. Yoo speak of yonr forbears," “Yes." “And yet you Insist that we are de scended from monkeys." Louisville Coorter-Jotiroal. The Old Days. Wife used to whack him with a broom. And really that came cheaper Than chasing him around the room And breaking the carpet eweeper. -Kansas City Journal. She Was Wise. “I’m torry to be so late, my deer. A friend asked me to stop by and take pot luck with him." “Well, did you win the pet?"—Bir mingham Age-Herald. A Fixed (Up) Star. Not a wrinkle, little star. To give away how old you are. Tie well that folks can't guess your age Or whet you lo«,k like off the stage. -New York Journal. Excellent For Stomach Trouble “Chamberlain’* Tablets ere just fine for stomach trouble,’’ writes Mrs. G. C. Dunn, Arnold, Pa. **l was bothered with this complaint for eome time and frequently had bili ous attacks. Chamberlain’s Tablets afforded me great relief from the first, and since taking one bottle of them I feel like a different person.’’ For sale by All Dealers. Bend The Hbrai.d east Happy New Year FROM The New York Store i Who announce their Semi-Annusi Sale and A cordial greeting for the New Year is here extended to every one. To our petron* we wish to express our thanks for the business we have enjoyed for the year just closing and for the opportunities given us to push forward to still better things We wish you a happy journey through the unknown 1915 without care, trouble or stumbling blocks along your pathway. Again, we say a \ HAPPY NEW YEAR _/' THE NEW YORK STORE First Door East of Meeker Hotel You—Who Have Never Owned a Motor Car yOU Who profess to know nothing about motor cars—you who are driving some other ; car—what do you think when you hear Buick mentioned? You Think of Power and Strength A car of strength and endurance—one that will have your perfect confidence on the most difficult roads and in trying emergencies. We guarantee the Buick Vaive-ln-Head Motor to develop and deliver more power than any other type of automobile motor of equal sixe, American or Foreign make. < Come and see the 1915 Buick UNDOW, LYTLE & SON Telephone, Meeker 46 i Rio Blanco Livery Stable i.— - i Rigs to all parts of the country. Good Saddle Horses that any one can ride 1 Hauling done around town. Hay hauled from any ranch to any place in town J. C. MARSHALL, PROPRIETOR 1 i f " Don’t Forget The Meeker Garage EVERYTHING FOR Automobiles | AUTO SERVICE ANYWHERE D Telephone: Meeker 49 Try This For Neuralgia Thousands of people keep on suffer ing with neuralgia because they do not know what to do for it. Neuralgia is a pain in the nerves. What you want to do is to soothe the nerve itself. Apply Sloan’s Liniment to the surface over the painful part—do not rub it in. Sloan’s Liniment penetrates very quickly to the sore, irritated nerve and allays the inflamation. Get a bottle of Sloan’s Liniment for 25 cents of any druggist and have it in the house —against -colds, sore and swollen joints, lumbago, sciatica and like ailments. Your money back if not satisfied, but it does give almost instant relief. One can’t always judge a man’s importance by the angle at which he wears his hat. New and second hand goods at Konopik’s, next door to court house. The devil likes to meet a girl who don’t care. THE MEEKER HERALD James Lyttle, editor and proprietor' Entered In the Meeker. Colorado, poatolßce h* aecond-cleae mall matter TERMS: SUBSCRIPTION. One Year g 2 00 81* Months 1 00 ADVERTISING. Professional Cards, per Month 1 fio One Inch, display, per Month 2 00 Two Inches, per Month 3 00 Three Inches, per Month 4 CO Four inches, per Month 5 00 Five Inches, per Month « 00 Ten Inches. (% column) per month 10 00 Twenty Inches, (1 column) per month 15 00 Cards of Thanks „! .... 1 00 Professional Cards, when paid In advance $12.00 per year. 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