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19.iu0(l Every Saturday lty THE REGISTER PUBLISHING CO. VT. U. DAVIS, Editor. I.VMAR, COLO.. SATURDAY. AUG. 7, ISS6- SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Per Year, • J2.no Six Months, - SI.OO Three Months. .73 Stnjtle Copies, M Kansas people are carving their usual crop of watermelons. The damage to the railroad track by the floods are almost fully repaired. The D. & R. G. had a big wash out thrs week, transfer and no trains their bulletins read. It has been a long time since the range iu Colorado was covered with as good grass as it is now. Already two graves remind the people of Lamar that a cemetery is a necessary addition to our city. Now that the rains have made the soil just right for plowing it would be a good time to plow tire guards. Just how much we depend on a ' railroad is readily disernable when 1 we have no trains for a day or two. ' I Ground to be cultivated next year should be broke this fall. It will 9 produce better and hold more moi.— | ture. 1 That hack line has not been start- > ed north or south yet and it soon will be one of the necessities of the country. The canon ball should make reg ular stops here - , or a Lamar aecoino dation put on, you get nothing unles.- you a?k for it. Ik there is not rain enough next year to make crops, there will be ir rigating ditches to insure an abun dance of water. The man who heard that theU.S. land otti is owning to Lamar i> ar riving now every day, and wants to bay something. Lamar is backed by men who have it iu their power to bring about sev eral good things for the town aud they will do it. Heavy rains at Kendall, Kansas, caused another washout on the Santa Fe Monday night. The trains got. through Tuesday. Dill Williams, a cattleman, shot and killed J. 15. Collins, a merchant, at Wilcox, Arizona. The trouble was over an acount. The national stock yards at east St. Loui> were burned Monday, caus ing a loss of thirty thousand dollar?*, covered by insurance. The president has signed the bill placing a tax on oleomargerine, which will ci.use much rejoicing among the dairy men throughout the country. ' So far this month the weather has been as pleasant as could be asked for August. We do not look for any more very warm weather this sum mer. We will have no settled weather until after the middle of this month, but as the days are cool and the nights just right to sleep, there is no cause for complaint. A great deal of the hay that was put up iu the river bottom for use next winter was carried downstream by the flood. We hear of consider able loss in that way. Big floods in Kansas, and instead of the cry of dry weather in that state in the future, too wet may be heard, with increased moisture on their west in Colorado. We can stand it. It is raining so much in eastern Colorado that the prairie dogs look like they would like to move on west to some dry country. The climatic change has reached these parts and no mistake. President Cleveland has demand- j ed the release of Cutting, the Amer-; ican citizen confined in a Mexican prison, and Cutting will have to come ! or the old man is liable to get after the Mexicaus. The Kansas City Journal and the Denver Republican have each given | Lamar handsome and lengthy u rite- * | ups. A paper nowadays is way be hind the times if they fail to make mention of Lamar. The Apache Indians that have | lately been to Washington, lik • * the great father very much. They will think it a ease of fooled again when he endorses the'order remov ing them to the Indian Teiritorv. Do not hold property so high that even speculators can not touch it. We have a good town and will have a much better one in a short time, but many a good man who would like to invest and improve his pr»»j*- erty is unwilling to pay Chicago prices. A trio of confidence men who ! have been working the Kansas Paci-! tic mad out of Denver, were eaptuied Tuesday just after robbing a sheep herder of two hundred and ten dol-j lars. The money \\ as recovered and their chances for the pen are most excellent. Lute Wilcox, one of the editors of the Denver Kicld ami Karin, will j accompany a balloonist iu an ascen sion tomorrow. if Lute could per-' suude his craft to continue oirnp un til he reached the pearly gates he would work a scoop on the rest of j ! the Denver news men. M hat is known as the Mexican part of Las Animas was all under j water during the overflow of the riv er, rml as their houses are dobie,: they were compelled to move to high ' land. There is getting to be alto-; get her too much rain in this country , for dobie bouses t.» 1»«• safe There was three feet of water* running through the principal street at Syiacuse Tuesday morning at ; four ocloek. Guns w»-re tired and i hells rang to wake j*eople up for; fear houses would he carried away, j The water went down in a couple of; : hours, doing no particular damage ; except to the railroad track. There has been an unusual num ber of violent hail storms in the state this summer that has done great | damage to growing crops, so far eastern Colorado has escaj»ed violent storms of any kind. Our storms have come in the shape of gentle rains— | the kind that does the m -st good, and the kind we hope to always see ! visit us. We daily hear of parties who in ! tend to come to Lamar as soon as the land office is in running order. It will be all right to come then, but ] the opportunities to get favorable 10, , cations at good figures will not be so good then as now. A man will ! come nearer getting his choice now | than he will to wait until perhaps j fifty other men want the very lot he is after. It is a uoticable fact apparent to I our people and strangers that a good ! class of people are taking up their residences in Lamar. Unlike many new towns in the west, the first set tlement was made by people who j oame here to make permanent homes anl they are quietly making them | selves comfortable and building up ! a community that will be a desirable place to live. Thk early organization of a fire company is a thing Lamar can not afford to postpone. It is the history of all frame prairie towns, that they ! sooner or later burn down. It is also ; the history of these towns, that no [ protection from fire is provided nn-1 til the towns burn down at least once, i and we hope Lamar will be an ex ; eeption to the rule. A. T Soule, the man who furnish ed the money to construct the big irrigating ditch in western Kansas will shortly visit Lamar and iuspect the country north of the river with J the view of putting a ditch through over there. lie has the capital and ; if after looking over the ground he j is favorably impressed, he will make' arrangements to put a large force of nu n at work. .Mkx who are largely interested in Lamar, and who have made and are making money out of that inter est, should put some of their money in buildings that are badly needed here, and that would bring them rents that would be good interest on the investments. Store rooms, dwell ings to rent and a tow u hall aie among tin* things we need, the hall eould be used as a ehurch and a school house. Come, now, gentle men, do some of the building you are advising others to do. It is now only about a month un til a public school should open in this place, anti as near as vre can learn, no steps have vet been taken toward s completing the arrange ments, a room or building will have to be provided and a teacher secured. A good teacher could obtain twenty tive oi more pupils by opening a pri vate sellout. Unless some steps are taken in this matter at an early dav, it would be w ell for the people who have children of school age to hob! a meeting and decide what is to be! done to secure a school. TOWN COUNCIL MEETING. A i ai. cnll brought together the council Wednesday afternoon. The president Icing absent F. W. Burger occupied the chair, present,! Burger, Hearn and lingers; absent, | Holmes and Kussoll. After some discussion it was decided todisjwnsc with the services of a marshall. J. H. Holmes being unable to be in at tendance at the council meeting and wishing to be relieved from such duty, J. K. Godding was elected to fill the vacancy and also as mayor, i I>. E. Cooper was elected a member ,of the council vice F. 11. Itu»*cll J who is out of the city. Considerable discussion took place on matters of ; interest to the city. Adjourned sub- j jeet to call. F. W. Burger, C. M. Mom son Chairman. Secretary. It would be a great convenience to the people of Lunar and surround ing country, if the railroad company could bo induced to order their can on ball train t»» make regular sto|*s at Lamar. Our people frequently have business at Pueblo, a distance of one hundred and sixteen miles, and in order to make the trip they have to leave here in the evening, remain at Pueblo one night and a day and if they cannot get on the canon ball coming east, have to stay there until after midnight the second night, m iking two nights and a day to go to Pnebio. When, if the can on ball made regular stops here, we could fake the train in the morning, have a fu.l day at Pueblo, and get back at ten-forty in the evening. The west bound train in the morn ing goes to New Mexico where but few of our people have business The railroad company have a 1 wavs shown a disposition to ac com mod ate the people along the line of their road when it oould be done witliou t greatly interfering with their plans, and this convenience might be brought about by simply asking, at least it will do no harm*to try. ‘ S Its a good sign to sue town lot speculators fooling around Lamar trying to get a foothold, and wo hope that class will have to pay the very highest price for what they buy. The man who comes here to go into business or improve a home, is the man we want to see get low rates on real estate. Discourage the former and encourage the latter class, if we would build rapidly and >uhstantially. "GOODS.! A fall line of Groceries, Coffee*, Su.-ars, Tea* dry, -alt and smoked Meats. Klour, Grain, Canned Goods, Dried F ruits, Crackers, Cheese and Ev crytliiDg to be found in a Grocery Store. Afunger <s■ Porter, North side of Hail Road. I.AV.Ut, - 1-C - COLOIIIIO. I '/jp- - “Be quiet old boy," I nnlv want to inform yon that LOUDEN A CO. cunstantlv keep on hand, a tre-h supply of pure drugs, and the most elegant fa«*e |H.*wders and |M*rfnnn - on the market. Also a tine line of stationery, cigars, mixed paints, oils ami window cla*-—remember the place—City Drug Store. IJUfAR. 1-5 COU'BADn. J. W. GRAHAM. —o— D. K. (XMIIIPL &, Cooper REAL ESTATE AGENTS ’ And Land Locators. Locating Stock Ranches a Specialty* LAMAR, -o- BENT COUNTY, -o- COLORADO- , —Locate Settlers on Government Lands in Colorado.— ••- Attention *Uet» to all basinet U-for* the t >. Land Office u« t. rt. KINNKY IQI XTV BANK. Garden City, K.dmw. , , C. K. RICilMi »M> ° H.C. M NBAU • UiclunonD-A-Dunbar, • • Stock : Brokers. (DKAI.KIW IA ALL KIND' OF LIVE '•TtX'K.) FF.KDRBB A SPECIALTY. Main office, 324 Santa Fe ave , Pueblo, Colorado. j Branch office in Begistki: office, Lamar, Colorado. I J. . E VSRETT, House and Signi f^a-Hsttihsto-. Paper Hanging and Glazing. ! Order* title*! nn«l work tl«*n«* with prompt new* ami tll*patcli. All work «imrnnt.-« -i 'rlav. LAMAR. H COLO. m - _ ■ bb^hbbi Bl'liGKli XJOTKL UKSER JTXOTKL F. \V. Burger, Prop. NORTH SIDE OF RAIL ROAD I_*eLxiia.i', Colorado Hoard by the day or week. This i:* a near hoQ-c, furnished from top to bottom with ssw aea as. Every attention will be paid to gnests and the Ta ble set with the best the .Market adonis. l_J litu. r. joxk- r. o. kik/t Gp? AMAK »• ■ L V\lA»: u «. O . AS JL# IS!V9::; Front Su Norlli Side. DRUGS CHEMICALS, STA TION ARY. ?::! rd Cijc:. Tniit ulFikj Ariida, WjE h:« Prescription* aceuratcly roiu pounded day or night. LAMAR, I COLORADO. C2 t i:H;t -r IV»'?:> . JA4I.MN OTUt.KT » «iVi.L:Y Feed and Sale Stable. Ilearn J' Chapman, (Proprietors.) somi SIDE OK It All. KOAD. LAMA i I, 13 COLORADO.