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Q Come and Get a $5.00 Hat for $1.50 jjj Q Some one else will get them if you are not FIRST. j} | HYER & WARD. | LOCAL items. H E. Welborn made a trip to Crawford Monday. Get your Abstract of Title from C. C. Hawkins. The Reading Room project has not been given up entirely as has been reported. We are still writing those “Good as Gold” fire insurance policies. Cline & Hufty. J. K. Hester bought Don Small's ranch this week. We hope J. K. will keep on improving this ranch Insure your property with me. all old line companies, best is al ways cheapest. See C. C. Hawkins. O L. Zittle, of Denver, was here this week looking after business interests in the Kmry Shoe & Clothing Co. The Hross House serves spec ial dinner every Sunday. Take your wife anlO'family there next Sunday and enjoy a fine meal. One of the tents occupied by' Mrs R. L. Grove caught on fire Thursday evening, but by quick woik the blaze was extinguished without material damage. |oUR BIG FIRE SALE} I EVERYTHING in the Gent's Clothing Line | MUST go this Week at ANY Old Price | I YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO MISS THIS SALE xe THIS SALE TO CONTINUE UNTIL EVERYTHING IS SOLD OUT 8 THE DUKE, DEUTSCH SCOTT MERCANTILE CO. 1 HOTCHKISS, COLORADO. :11 The Fortnightly Club will meet next Monday evening. The affairs of Delta county will be discussed with particular atteniion paid to the matter of taxes. This is a subject in which every citizen should be interested. Every one is invited to be present at the meeting to express their views on the subject and to get any in formation they may desire. A deal was transacted Wednes day in which Mr. A. E. Smith traded a house and lot in Grand Junction to C. C Haw kins for one of his ranches on German mesa. The ranch consists of twenty acres and is among the best in the North Fork valley. L. K Tolle traded his resid ence property in town this week to Lige Chambers tor his ten acre ranch near the Coburn switch. FOR SALE:—Rhode Island Red Cockerels. Call at Axford’s blacksmith shop or phone No. 40 co-op. Axford & Holman. Mr. Mendenhall.from Plainfield. Indiana, a friend of David Cowill, is visiting in I‘aonia. A baby boy arrived at the home oljohn Lucas Wednesday* morn ing. Services as usual at Congrega tional church next Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Mack, of Bone mesa are the proud parents of a girl baby born Tuesday even ing. W. W. Chandler, circulation manager of the Morning News, of Grand Junction, was a I’aonia visitor this week. The Bross Hotel, is the best, most modern and newest hotel in the city. Hot and cold water and all modern conveniences. J. B. McFadden writes from the Soldiers Home near Los Angeles, California, that he is enjoying his winter vacation very much. Apples For Sale:- Seventy-five cents per box. These are Jona than, Geneton and other culls. Call co-op phone. J. Hunt. L. K. Tolle, Don V. Small and C. T. Rawalt are among the new investors in the Lilylands Canal and Reservoir Stock. At the rate Lilylands are now going it looks as though it is legal tender here. Sheriff Gibbs, accompanied by* J. I’. Fargo, of Delta, and R. P. Fargo, of Doland, South Dakota, were in town this week. When Mr. Gibbs has an eastern visitor he always brings him up the North Fork. The Jaunita coal mine closed down for a lew days last Saturday on account of the water which was struck and which flooded the working portion of the mine so work had to be stopped. A pump ing machine is taking care of the water so in a few days work will be commenced again 4ioi)0(iot«««ioiiot»)OROi»»aias«o« jj The Friend Spraying Outfit jjj ♦ Is what its name implies, the Friend of the Grower. * ft The most economical and efficient spraying outfit ft a on the Market. One will probably be on display 0 at the Short Course to be held Jan 20 to 25th. Q ♦ SURE YOU SEE ITJW ♦ jjj MERLE A. MILLER, Agent. jjj A sad death occurred this after noon when Lavonia Pottorff, aged eighteen yeaas passed away from an acute attack of appendicitis. The young lady was taken ill two weeks ago but efforts to reduce the attack were unavailing and the end came at three o’clock Friday afternoon. She was born March [ 21st, 1890. The funeral will be held in town from one of the churches tomorrow afternoon. We have been unable to determine the hour or exact place. The young lady was highly esteemed by all who knew her, and her sad death will be deplored by a large circle of friends. The bereaved ones have the sympathy of all in their hour of trial. Dr Hazlett was called to Hotch kiss Friday to give attention to the infant child of A.L. Perry and wife. The li.tle one is regarded as dangerously ill but we are glad to report that as we go to press her condition is much improved. The People’s Meat Market. The cash shop. Coupon books, at a discount. Phil Eisenkramer. Prop. W. P. Smith, of Portland. Ore gon, arrived Thursday night for a ' few days visit with relatives. Cassie King, the blind poet, is in town selling his latest work, "the Passing of the Storm.” The volume merits a large sale. L. E. Russell from near Hotch kiss, an old time friend of I. D. McFadden. was visiting with the "Lilylands booster" Thursday. A new rig has been invented for clearing the sidewalks ot snow being in the shape of a V drawn by horse power. The marshal and water superintendent seem to have the job of engineering this ma chine. On Wednesday evening the Knights of Pythias were visited by Grand Chancellor, House and a number of visiting Knights from Hotchkiss. Three Esquires were given the rank of Knight and a fine social time had as well. Chan cellor House complimented the lodge on the way they handled the work. This week The Newspaper comes to our subscribers slightly changed in style. We have added a four page patent for the purpose jof furnishing mere miscellaneous matter without materially increas ing the cost. A continued story ! starts w ith this number and some very interesting features will be I found on the inside.