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BENT COUNTY REGISTER
W. U. DAVIS, KUktor. UMAB.COI JO.. SATL UDAV. MARCH.Si. I'M* sus juipnos HATES Per Yei »r. JJ.OO Six Months*, fl.rto Three Month*. .73 S'nKle Oople*. - .05 Kate red n.t thu Posi OtUct nt Uzaur, Colo redo, a* hacuaU Claes mutter. official paper of tick city. It is told of the lute strike that conductors would nut allow china* men to ride on their faing because ; the engineers wou.d not pull l> freight. Lamar und Garden City have the . same passenger train accommoda tion*. They are the only towns in the upper valley between ends of di visions so favored. We ackno w ledge the receipt with i thanks of an invitation to attend the ceremonies iu the laying of the cor ner stone of the Presbyterian Col lege at Dodge City, April fifth. An excursion numbering one hun dred and thirty-five came as far west as Syracuse and Coolidge Tuesday, and the greater part of them have since came up iu this part of the country. We neglected last week to sc-j knowledge the receipt of an invita tion to attend the cattlemen's con vention, aud the celebration of the opeuiug of the Gulf road at Deliver this Week. A tornado at Niuuescah, Kingman county, Kansas, last Saturday even ing damaging every bouse iu town, blowing most of them down, one woman was killed aud many people injured. Oaddoa sent a tusu to Carrito to work up trad* for that town, we ad ■sire their enterprise but their judge ment is a little off, Cairiso aad other southern towns come to Lamar. It*g business yer know. To thoso who were injured and all who lost their property at Niuiiescab, Kansas, by the tornado last Saturday. We extend an invitation to come to Colorado and settle where such storms never occur. It is reported that the Alcorn ranch at Swift City, was held up one day last week for all the cash on the place. W. A. Alcorn the proprietor must have been caught napping or there would have been serious trou ble. It i •’nt in an Alcorn to suffer an inj istice without a fight, aud that to a finish. C. E. Comstock hae resigned his editorial position on the L »* Animas Democrat and gone to Pueblo to en gage in rhe grocery business. We regret to loose Mr. C from the gang of newspaper men iu eastern Colora do and wish him every success in his new enterprise. Mr. Damerou the new editor of the Democrat is an old timer in the county and will keep the paper up to its present standing. It is a w.ondcr to many bow Lamar aacoroplishes so much and goes ahead as the town always has, wall we will give this much of the secret sway. We have now and al ways have had, some ot the beet workers, smart business men, who work instead of standing around and blowing about what is sxpected to come anyway. They never letup in their work for the town, sud occa sionally make a success of their en terprise. This constant hard worh with an occasional success is what kseps Lamar in the lead of other towns. There is about two hundred acres of garden being made in and within two miles of Lamar this spring, we lroow of one roan who has ferty acres, another thirty and another twenty five. To seed these tracts cost considerable, b»ude the labor of pre paring the land and caring for the garden. Those who have gone into the business so extensively have not done so without first securing w:<ter, which insures their crops. Now with a fair estimate of be raised that will naturally corns to lamer for a market, it is plain that there will be an amount to ship sufll cieat to supply two or three mpun* tain counties. I hereby Huuuuute ttiyseit lu Hi* ritia<-tis of Lunar, that I mil a cumli tl *tc for the office- of JJavor of said ; Town at thu city electlou to be held ou Tuesday April 2nd, 186$. A. K Hevt. Lamar, Colo., March 29»h, 188$. J£:a Bkxt Co., Kzgistek: Dear Sir: lam glad to learn that Mr. A. E. Bent of our town ha* :it last consent ed to become a candidate for Mayor Without »ay ini; a word again*! any of the other candidates for that office, it seem* to me that he is by far the moot prefferable for the position of any one mentioned. There wax an enterprise sprung for the benefit of Lamar or it« surrounding • ouutry that A. E. Bent wm not foremost in money and work to stim ulate favorable results, strong, enter priser, honest and with plenty of vim atid ability, and with bis large interest in and about Lamar, and a thorough western tiiau with large experience, it seems to toe that lie would most certainly be the right man in the right place. The only objection that was ever was made against him was that he was too young, that is like no objection at all, lie i*» twenty-eight years old and has sdiown himself to be one of the foremost business meu of the town and surely if a man like A. E. Bent in not capable to admin ister the affairs of this yonng and prosperous town at that age, then he never would be at any age. Citizen. In all matters pertaining to the well fare of the city, private interest or personal favoritism should not be considered when they in any way conflict with what is best for the city. This principal is brought forcibly to uiind at this time in making a choice | for Mayor of our city next Tuesday. Three candidates are mentioned, all good substantia! men, and men who our people in general would be pleased to honor with the position under equal circumstances, but at this time when we are bending every energy to build up our town, make the contemplated improvements, in duce immigration to the country, and look after the general wellfareof the town and surrounding country, keej - ing in view the enterprises we are so anxious to secure, it is a business necessity that we elect a man Mayor, who is wide awake to the inpertance •f securing these enterprises, a man who has property interest to that extent that his intrrest cannot be mistaken, a business tnan among business tnen, a man who has the means can afford and is willing to nse his money in looking after the interest of the tewn. and one who lias the time to be devoted in that wav, such a tnan we should have for Mayor, and such a man is A. K. Bent. In indorsing Mr. Beut for the po»i --| tion of Mayor we do so believing he j is at this time the very West man that I could be selected, he has been iden tified with every public enterprise in the town since he has been a resident, | he has been as liberal in subsetibing, no matter what the cause has been | as long as it was for the good of the town, as any other one man, he is a youug man full of energy and stands high ns a shrewd business man, ho is concientious and in eur opinion would always have the good of the whole town at heart, believing as we do, we hope to see hun elected Mayor ef Lamar. Tho opening of the Denver and New Orleans road, and the Cattle men’s Convention at Denver this week has caused that city to over flow with rejoicing and demonstra tions of appreciation. Gill Downer has the daisy little farm in this section of country. It is down in the bottom, running up to the rives on the south side by the bridge. It is protected by timber on all sides and is situated just right for a fruit farm which we arc pleased to say be will make out of it, he is now ; having set out 300 plnmb trees, 300 pear trees, 800 cherries, 1,000 spple trees, 2,200 gra|>e roots, all the land has been plowed snd the greatest of care will be taken in setting them out, there is also teu acres of oats and some few other small fruits, and ten acres'of alfalfa growing nicely. Will Hanen bas charge of the plant ing and care of the place and will see that everything is done just rilfkt. A. E. BENT & C 0„ BION EERS OF THE BENT LAN EXDXS'xtCtCT. Real Estate and Loan Brokers. BUY AND SELL ALL KINDS OF FARM AND CITY PROPERTY. general aoents fob the . ■p? - . Farmers’ Loan a-rid. Trust Company, CX£<»< >■«»*. <aj Rank U l ,m»m arr«»p«uJ«uty Solicited »aiuf»ct‘.on uunranteaJ. South. Gldstin. Street. - •- Lamar, 0010. J ■■ ■■■■—!■»■ M ■■■■■■ ■■■ - ■ "" ~ •- D K. CoorKK, lii>on»i>ve *«jJ K*Un C. C. Goooauc, AUornev-At-Law. 1 GOOD ALE & COOPER, Attorneys ■ AT ■ Law, MONTY TO 10 AN ON REAL ESTATE AI2D IBBURANOE AGENTS Will practice before the U. S. Land Office wn*l in nil the Final Proofs a-ncll t vurta of the State. PKOSkCUTK or DhH£KU i>. contkstcases. Dscdetl Lands: Hoorn No. 1 Land Office Block. _L-.. BRODZAK, 418 SANTA F-K £ VENUK. PUEBT-O, 001-0 IS OFFERING HIS ENTIRE STOCK OF gtaslis Hwspes, 3|cuiE«E&d£ JLSa SHORT WRAPS. AND A FULL LIN'E OF MISSES AND CHILDREN’S CI.O IKS. A. well a. ItlanLel. and Flannel!, at exceedingly Inw lTlcia. (Send your orders by Mail ) AQBNTS FOa BUTTBRIOK S PATTKRt.’S Stock exchange, RESTAURANT i slti<3L - COUNTER Wines, Liquors and Cigars. PtoToert Sweetman Prop. Old 1F2.01iQ.1310 Store NIW ROODS; mhosmims Coffoea. Satan. Teas. Dry Salt And Smoked menta. Flour, Grain, Canned Goods, Dried Fruits, (trackers; (tbeeae atiD (fuerijtljiug ta be (SanitD In et grocery ? store . • . , North side of Rail Road. J. J. Mnn*er,£ I • Ijamar, Colo. f ’ i North Side Bakery .a.:ntd LUNCH COUNTFR LUNCHES SERVED AT ALL HOURS. CHOICI CIGARS AND TOBACCOS. , j LAUAIt, -> COL CHAM. ' ■» —— 1 Geo. T. Hardware I Pumps, Furniture ASD Q&. large hotels furnished on time tatmixts. » Coi’nor Ualn OLnci Elm Btre >• n. LAmar. ©•!*■ C. |3. Salchuiu, VAXVrACTUKU AMD UKiLU 111 j HAPLESS, SADDLES. BRIDLES, WHIPS, SPUP.3 111 ALL GOODS 12 THE SADDLE LIEB. REPAIRING DONE PROMPTLY AND AT LOW FRICNDE !m the tuousaxu, no sucn stock ix south eaot ouiaikado. ai Find Ixl Stor« uaiar XT s Land 0/T.o« NiS£S«F®Baf®BSJ K:rtb Vin Sreet. - - LAItAIU CJLCftASfli'.