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G. L. HIMES,
ATTORNEY- AT-t AW AM> Real Estate Agent PKOUrr ATTENTION GIVEN COLLEC TIONS. LAMAR, COI.O. Jake W. Kurz, ATTORNEY AT LAW. And Lard Attorney. OuXTKHT* A SPECIALTY. Qorman Written and Bpoken MdM ■ • I S. Ll*y Ol FICK BLOCK. LAMAR. - - - COLO. ©: <5; Pees, ittmj ui Cnide i‘. In LAMAR. - - - COLORADO Hu ktd fl'ltts y«f* m ».-tlre piMilrt la both ltd* «nd I #. I SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TU O N TEATS IN C. *. LAMP OFTT* T\ Mtetiw Pr:sjtiy ts Attention!! Heeeekbepsrs tud lho«c iotcodiiijr to k«*p bouse, E.J.RABB Kaa jaat rseeived a full and corn pUt« list of FURNITUBE And »a» SO!f*bl\ furni«h th»* finest kasse or i»««t knwible claim shanty Tb*y tUo hand!**. South. Main Street, LAMAR, - COLO I*l Chas. Reitler, DBIALiER ll* GOODS, MILINERY, CLOTHING, BOOTS, Shoes, Hats, CHAP’S and QUEEESWARE. North Main Street. S«maf,<£olo. IfaiEgee fgefcl, F. W. Burger, Prop. NOin-II SIDK OK RAILROAD LanJtr. - Colorado- Rates, $1.50 per day. Hoard by the day or week. This is a new house, furnished from top to bottom with „ hew goods. E '®ry Attention will bo paid to ipiests and •"•tabl* net with the bent the limrkft aftoriis. Local Notes. Swear off. Write it ISRj. •I»P|>y New Year, liisr thaw Yesterday. Turn over a new loaf. •'I'u,' winter weather. Mayor Burger if you please. S. hool open* again Monday next, snow plow wont east yesterday. This week has been one of amuse nients. Lamar is still at the top of the heap. Lunar has not inn out of coal this wiuter. I’. J. Dngan spent Christmas at . Pueblo. 1). Igo went down to Garden Cite [ Tuesday. New Years calls will be made Monday. \\ . Saint came home to hang up * , his stocking. The Masons will soon organize a lodge in this city. L. 1). Crawford made a trip t. | Kansas this week. F. T. Lee came down from Caddo a | to Christmas at home. It takes a good town to excite the j j envr of us neighbors. Billy F wrgusoa was down from 1 Chivington yesterday. R. O. \Y lute thinks ol starting a ! feed store *t Chivington. Robt, Sweetman and wife were in ■from the ranch this week. Mi'S Munir Craddock will return , to Rocky Ford next week. Cy. Clark couldn't stay away from j Lamar during the holidays. JA. H. BU« k will leave next week for a business trip to Old Mexico. * G II. Downer came down from , La Junta to hang up hi- slocking, j John lies.- ai d Schmidt it lfo.-hior j have been putting up ice this aeek. William Poulder will leave for ! Iowa in a few days to spend the w in ;er. I)r. Rice »hip;>cd his goods Mon j day and left lli »t night for Walsen hurg. C. II. Stoue left Wednesday uight for a two months stay at Cleveland. Ohio. William Donavan came down from 1 hivington to lake Christmas at home. Deputy Sheriff William Smith came down from Cbivington Tues day e\ening. Mr. Ilcnry Kellogg was in the city yesterday, his contest ease comes up next Tuesday. Frank Gillett was in town y«st»*r day, he is traveling for a commission house in Kansas. There was a crowd at the Metho dist chuich last Saturday night t>> -#*e the Ghtistmas tree. Born Tuesday morning at five o’clock to Mr. and Mr-. M. J. L tide:- , wood a son, Dr. Tidwell attending. I We betray no confidence when \\c -av A. D. I taw lings will not be a candidate for Mayor at the spring election. McFadden’s Uncle Tom's Cibin Co., at the Opera Ilou-e Wednesday night was good. The singing was very fine. After this week we will run two or three columns more reading mat ter than we have ever had in the Register. The fire company paraded yester day with tho hose cart and hook and ladder truck decorated with Hags and streamers. The mask hall Monday night was attended by forty or fifty maskers and from all reports they had a veiy tnerry time. J. 11. Shinn, from Indiana, was a caller Wednesday, he has taken a claim north of CaddoaJ and intends to start a nursery. \V. W. Louden and his sister Miss Becca received as a Christmas pres- , cut from home a check for two hun dred and fifty dollars. The attendance at Sunday-School j last Sunday was rather slim, 'j lie children seemed to think they had good enough thing at home. The clerks in the land office gave Receiver Slirock a handsome gold head cane, and Register A.buckle a banjo for Christmas presents. There will bo Union services at the Methodist church to-morrow', l Rev. J. I). Graham occupying the • pulpit in the morning. Notes From the Council Chamber. ( ouncil in.-! i„ railed , r , 5 j on ! , 7’ r -JO, for the p„n»,«,. I , •■•"“"■dernit: the arceptaii. e ,.f the I.amar W ate Works. Mayor pro t-m Ihirirer c.-illprl rh.* tmirtint? to order : A. I) liawlinca tendered hi» rt-a ' ‘-nation a- Mayor, accepted Moved l.y Va„Or.,lde and ! ot'drd hv Ifui.h th .t tl ointment of a Mayor to fill tin* varnncv ean—d ! l.y tlu-resiunrui..,, of A F> Rawlins i U ‘ 1 *>*«•* until the next iv«Milai of the* Board Carried? Frank I*. Arbnckle, president of tl "‘ Lamar Water Company appeared , before the Board in behalf of th. : water eoinpanv and stated that th. j Work* h id be.-n eoinput.d lecord ! in" to contra.*, and a-Ued that said * works he H.oepr,.,l by the Board 1 without fni »h. de'av Mr. Jas. Swift in behalf of the business men of the town made i i short speech in w! ich he nrped the * acceptance of the works, that the citv tni"ht have some protection ! from Cre. llis speech whs followed j hy I* ire l htef lleihert and assistant- ! chief Billow who pave the test of the works as made hv the tire com pany. and stated that said work' proved satisfactory in every respect urn! :i*kt 1 their acceptance l.y the Board. M' V'-d hy l)eet' ,r and seconded by R.ihh, that the Board of Trustees of the town of Lamar, county of Bent, s:-itc i.f Colorado, accept th** water works and plant th roof as it now -lands from the* Lamar Water Coin panr. the contract bavin* hem fully complied with, and that (here he j-. -tied in payment therefore, bonds to the ani.mnt of twenty two thousand dollars (*20.000) to said Lamar Water 1 Company as p.ovidcd for by ordi nan: N *. *»f f 1;«* ordw iM'-es of (ho •aid town of Lamar, and that < the said town of Lamar pay for the ! lithographin'* of «aid bonds.’ When Tallin* the roll the follow in* trustee* voted yea, C. 11. Van Or* laic. S 1). Rail. A. Deeicr and K. J. Babb. Absent K. L. Koen. The motion was then declared adopt oil. Moved hr 1? ill, and seconded hv lie.-ter, that lie chief of the fire de partment he empowered to take i !, : ■ ..f tric k, h >se and all other material partainiii|j to the fire de- I jnrtnient. and have police authority j to preserve order or to make am *t> I as the cas** may demaud, while pomp j to, at, and from a tire, or whenever on duty. Carried. Moved and seconded that the city ! attorney be instructed to draw up an ordinance in accordance with the ! above motion. Carried M o ed hr Rail,seconded by Deetor that Fire Chief Herbert he instructed t«» purchase a six hundred pound alarm hell t<* he used for fire pur poses. Carried. Adjourned. Wo acknowledge the receipt with l thanks, of an invitation to attend I the marriage of Joe. F. Kverett and i i Louisa O. Kusbton, at the Alamo j Hotel parlors at half past eight to- J morrow evening. This week thirty dollars in money besides more perhaps than twice that much in eatables was collected for the fircincn’a ball, and seven dollars ' was the tot.»l collected to pay the i preacher for the month of December. : It is evident that our people are more j afraid of a tire wo are liable to have in this world, than the one we are told j about in the next world. ! No place in oar city was there a more Christinas like appearance. | more time or expense for an old time J Christmas celebration, than at the j Barger'House Christmas eve. The dining room was lighted with Chinese i | lanterns ami globes, a large cedar j | stood at one end of the room covered i with presents, candies, nuts, tapers j ! and cotton arrange 1 with such de- 1 : ceptiot* that it looked like the tree ! : had just been brought in out of a j snow storm, at ten o’clock the tapers t were lighted and ('. 11. Stone dressed ; as Santa Claus came in and began to distribute the presents. Besides the : family, there were twenty or thirtv ladies, gentl'etuen,and children pres ent, everyone receiving a present, j and many very handsome ones, and here we return thanks for a box of | cigars, which wo received, also a lib eral supply of candies, nuts, cake ' and oilier nicnaes for our babies. I Mr. and Mrs. Burger did everything ! in their power to make the evening .a happy one for thoso present, and ' we judge by the inerryment of all, [ that they did not fail in any parlicu j |ar. Wo wish for this happy family j ! circle many such Christinas eve’s. | The Firemen’s ball last evening j : was a grand pleasure and financial j success, one hundred and twelve j i tickets were sold and the attendance j i numbered about two hundred and j twenty-five. The hall was handsome-j ly decorated,and the supper served by ; ;lie ladies was greatly enjoyed by the ; [ dancers. i lie Cai l ton News does not love ; MaGill or the Ilolines'of this city. For Sale. ° ie hundred and sixty acres of deeded lmiti, 15 acre* under fence and cultivation, one tramo story and a half house 1t!.x24, one •»»ouu chk-keli house Bxlo, two burns, one I2x **• uml ime 12x1-1, a good well, n good cistern, a grocery store with three hundred dollar stock. mt shocks of good com, ouo cow and < ai1,... e pony saddle and oridle The above and ..ml ; luittels ate alx niliosttonihof Clilv -1:1 and about twenty-four wiles north of i..tuii-.r an the publie road between the two places Ihe ranch is u stage stand and does a a.. .d business. All will be sold for fifteen li;ii..]i.-.1 dollar.-.. Apply to W. A. Alcorn, Swift City, Colo., via Lamar. _ lii'-.tine ok dissolution. i'ite co-partiicMehip heretofore ox *sli*ig between the undersigned un it r the firm name of Spivey it Holmes Bros., is this day dissolved by mutual consent. I IJ. Homes and J. If. Holmes will , .-l all h-.iebudness duo the ia. ti.ui, ,uj.i nave .tiled aud will l' »> sui tudetm-.iue. the late U m. D d luis 2thh <lh\ < r November, 1887. 1 * M. Spivey, ’ Holmes, J. 11. Holmes. FOlf SALK:—A good guitar— Enquire at this office. IjOtB of Money. r l o loan on Final Proofs, Farms :nd go**d City Property. Goodali: |& Cooper. Go to Huddleston it Welch’s for ! Lamps. 28-31. j Just received, fresh roll butter 30 i vents per pound a! Kurtz’s. Try it. 1 tioo-i.de it (Tooper will insure your ! house against loss by Fire, Lightning I or Tornadoes. Have you # Kecn those fine Vases .1-1 Hanging Lamps, at Huddleston & Welch’s. 28-31. (I i i..UK it Cooi*kr Loans Money : "ii Final Proof and Farm Prop erty. Huddleston it Welch are knocking ! l - ■ l l / 1 • <)'.ll out prices on Hardware, ■ s * Barbed-wire. 28 81. I osuro your property in good 1 Companies with Goodalk it Cooper Huddleston it Welch have a large stock of Vases and Hanging Lamps lor the Holiday trade, it will pay you to call and see how cheap they are selling them. 28-31. Plenty of choice apples, butter, er js, celery, oranges, lemons, grapes etc., cheap at Kurrz’s. We have a few more of those clc i gaiit Base Healers and cheap com mo:i Stoves which wc arc bound to ! 'cil, Huddleston it Welch. 28-31. Bump will keep a first-class line of sheet music, instruments and jew j el cry of all kinds always on hand. Heincber yon can get the New York Weekly Tribune one of the best papers in America and the Reg ister for two dollars and twenty-live cents cash. if. Janssen Bros, it Demorcst are of fering special inducements on ther overcoats, winter clothing, boots, shoes, gloves and mittens. It will pay parties wishing to buy to get their prices. 25 tf. Till*. REV. UKO. TI. THAYER, of Bourbon, Indiana, says : "Roth uivself nml wife owe ! our lives to SHILOH'S CO.NSMPTINX Cure. j Are you made miserable by Indigestion, Consti|>;iiio.', DUziucss, Loss of uppetitc, Vi How skin? -luloli'> Yltulizcr Is a positive j care. For snlo by J. W. Decker. j Why will you eolith when Shiloh's cure i will cive immediate relief. Price 10 cts. 50 cts I mill <l. For sale by J. W. Dec ker. ••lIACKMETACK,” u lasting and fragrant I perfume. Price 2.» and fifty cents. , SHILOH'S Cure will Immediately relieve i Croup, Whooping Cough and Bronchitis. Shiloh's Catarrh remedy—a positive cure for Catarrh, Diptlicriu and Canker Mouth, For Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint you have a pruned guarantee on every bottle of slliioh s VLuli.'.er. It never fails to cure. For sale by J. W. Deekcr. A Nasal Injector tree with r ich bottle of Shiloh's Catarrh Remedy. Price 50 cents, l or sale by J. W. Decker. For sale by Decker it Brooks. HDr. J.S-Hasty rtfficrover P. O. Drug Store, Lnmnr, Colo •J ratio. 39 E Notary Public, Lamar, (Bent county,) Colorado. xs, s, cressPKß. OTARY PBS LEG. Land Office Papers, Deeds, and all other .egal papers carefully prepared and ae- I kdowlcdged. j Room No. 1, Land Office Block. Say “Chawley” You say you are trying to select a present for your -‘Dear Miss Maire” Look no farther, but go you down the CITY DRUG STORE asd " lump or Louden cas>,ot Please you I will eat my hat, Selah ■ < . c. Goodule, Att’y ut Law. D. E. Cooper, Notary l*ubllc. GOODALE & COOPER, Attorneys - _A_T - I_ia,-w, HEAL ESTATE AI2D lESURANSE AGENTS Will practice before the U. S. Land Office and in all the C ourts of the State. PROSECUTE or DEFEND in CONTEST CASES. Loans money on Final Proof. Room No. 1 Land Office Block. T <Sc £3- F 1 - FZ. | Wlu n travellne tor health, bustnCßH or i take the “Wanaiiß Line” tor all n ilnti'east, went, north nr socth. . Dl*« G. \Y . Ti(l WPll 1 I l.ron Oi tic kets to all Important points In ,T * TT l/IJ s the l nlteil states ami I>ana«la ami Mexico. service and Office Up Stairs in Godding Block the lin netath.ns operated and controlled r “*> uiocK. bv e th!scon.pany are too well known to make ronunent neeeaearv. w - *• ~ 1,1 ,'• - . <-i o„U Ticket Agt., Topeka, Ks. ’ Colo. m. h. tuomas, settlers Contractor in BRIGRSTOIIE " bo wa,l ‘ money to make final r roof WORK. with, call on Charges - Reasonabe. Lamar. Colorado. Mrs. E. A. Petene’s j A.E.Bent&Co. X-iEL’U.n.ca.irry", Just bacli of the BURGER HOUSE, *-*•**»*>«*, Successor to E. E. East. Washing and Ironing every day, Reduction ou family washing. FOR SALF, - colo. Two hundred thousand p.s. first-class Brick. make application in time TO AVOID DISAPPOINT MENT. GEABBGGK BRGTHEES, • lamab - - - <,ok ’- EXLINE S. 5. Ball, t I jL, > and Carpenter, MECHLINS, C Z Bamer ATTORIEYS —AT —! AW. ’ Special attention civen to plans WILL PRACTICE IN ALL THE and specifications. COURIS. Parties contemplating building will And other bnaines*in the . .. i_ OTl\>Lol/0 v. s. Land Office a Specialty, r do well to call on or address us at Lamar, Coi*rado. Lamar, Colorado.