BENT COUNTY REGISTER I
W, K. BAVLS, Editor.
J..VMAR. COLO.. SATURDAY. NOV. 3rd. IsSs. ;
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Entered at the Post-Office at Lumar. Colo- I
rado, as Second Class matter.
LEVI P. MORTON
For Presidential Elector*—DAVID II. MOOSE,
JAMES F.UALLOWAY, FRANK F. OSB1S
For Supreme Court Judges—.Lou g Term
CHAKI.ES I>. MATT, cf Couejoa county;
Short Term, VICTOK A. ELLIOTT, of Arap
For Auditor of State—LOUis B. SCHWAS -
BECK, of Saguache county.
For Kttgeutaof the State University—CHAB- i
LES E. DUDLEY, S. A. GRIFFIN.
IIOSKA Tu\V .N'LST),
or Custer couutv.
JOB A. COOPER,
cf Arapahoe county,
for Lieut. Governor,
W. G. SMITH,
of Jefferson county.
For Secretary of State.
of Pueblo county.
of Lake county.
For Attorney General,
S. V, JOKES,
of summit county.
for Supt. of Public Instructions,
of Lus Animas county.
For State Senator.
D. C. Bailey,
of Elbert county.
For Judge 3rd Judicial District,
J.C. EL WELL.
For DUtrict Attorney 3rd Judicial District, j
W. W. DUNBAR.
For Rep. of Bent county,
W. M. CUMMINGS.
For Coinmls'ioner 1st District,
J. D. MARTIN.
For Justice of the Peace,
S. II. UOXHEAD.
For Road Overseer,
I*. S. LYNCII.
Look out for tickeU with misspell
Lord Sackville West is Cleveland’s
Vote for Harrison and Morton and
The question now is, what will be
the republican majority.
After next Tuesday people will
pet down to business. It is all poli
See that the initials of your candi
dates are correct before you cast
Cahill might show himself a man
by moving to make Marlin’s election
New moon this evening, Grover
will probably forget and see it over
his left shoulder.
Let every republican voter see that
the name of D. C. Bailey for state
senator is on his ticket.
Next Saturday we can announce !
the election of Benjamin Harrison as
president of the United .States.
A Snyde show was egged at La
Junta last week. It must be the
outfit that tried to show here a short
The democrats are desperate in
their efforts to elect Cahill and are
telling everything and anything to
Stand by the Grand Old Party
with your votes next Tuesday, and j
lend protection to every poor man iu •
the United States.
Tom Patterson hopes to break in
to the republican ranks enough to be
elected governor. Republicans see
that he is defeated.
“Tippecanoe” Harrison was the
candidate of the party that advocated
$2 a day and roast beef for the work
ingman. History is repeating itself.
The Granada Expouont published j
at Lytle’s home, says: “Hon. D. C. j
llailcy has no opposition for 6tatc j
senator,” where is Mr. Lytle anyhow, i
js h« lq*t.
The rejH)rts circulated and publish
ed statements by democrats and dem
ocrat papers of this county about the
dishonesty of J. D. Martin republi
can candidate for county commis
sioner, was fully denied bv all the
gentlemen here from lowa old neigh
bors of Mr. Martin, but to bave fur
ther proof that the stories told bv
the democrats was untrue, Mr. Nidi
olas wrote to Mr. Martin's old home
in lowa to know what his reputation
was there and below we publish the
Corning, lowa, Oct. 2D, 1338.
A M. Nicholas, E><.>,
Your letter addressed to \Y. B.
McLaughlin, relative to reports that
J. D. Martin late of this county, but
now of your state and your candidate
for county commissioner, “has been
guilty of defrauding soldiers, widows,
orphans, etc., while in this county.”
We desire to state that there is no
! truth whatever in such a charge amt
no such charge has ever been attach
ed to the name of Mr. Martin here.
Mr. Martin has always occupied a
high position, for honesty, integrity
and moral worth in this county' dur
ing a residence here of upward of 15
Mr. Marliu has been sheriff of this
county also been county bridge com
missioner aud held other prominent
positions of trust while here.
You are at liberty to make such
use as you see fit of this lettter.
| W. 11. McLaughlin, Clerk Dist.
j L. M. Stanley, County Auditor,
i F. L. La Rue, County Treasurer,
W. C, Chubb, Kx-County Auditor,
A. B. Shaw, Ed. Adams County
Burg Brown, County Att’y,
M. M. Parkinson, County Rec’d.
Do not believe stories told at this
late day against the character of J.
D. Martin, remember in their desper
ation to elect Cahill the vilest slan
ders may he circulated.
i The Republican party’s standard
bearer has behind him a vital princi
ple, and that vital principle has be
hind it a grand man. No wonder
the Democrats are rattled.
This isn’t the time to crow, just
because the enemy i» scared and on
the run. What you see only proves
that our cause is right, and that is
the time for more hard work.
During the Thurman and Carlisle
speaking at Lima, Ohio, last Satur
day, British flags were floated from
the court house in that city. How
do the voters of this country like
From every section of the coon try
come loud complaints about the
wretched mail service. The best
mail service the country ever had was
under republican rule. Isn’t it time
to return to the old method?
The democrats hope to elect Cahill j
by the Las Animas and La Junta'
vote. Farmers see that J. D. Martin
j is on your ticket for county eoranm- j
j sioner you have the power to elect
; him. Mr. Martin is a farmer and
| should have the solid farmer support. |
I The democrat papers are demand- j
! ing of all democrats that they yote |
j their ticket without a scratch, and
i then invite the republicans to assist
them on at least a part of their ticket, i
Well the republicans will just stick
to their own ticket, which we believe
Harrison is a clean, pure, truo man. ]
So is Morion. Not a breath of scan- ;
dal has touched or can touch the
charater of either. If moral mtegri- !
tv in all tlie relations of life is an ex- ;
cellervt thing in the • President and j
Vice-President of a Christian nation, j
elect these men for the sake of their I
William Henry Harrison, the I
grandfather of the republican candi- !
date, believed in protection, and
showed his faith by his works. The
wool of the suit of clothes in which
he was inaugurated was grown in
Ilopkinton, N. 11., and manufactured
into cloth by the Middlesex Corpora
tion, at Lowell, Mass. lie believed
that America should protect Ameri
can industries, and go does his grand
p. E. CoorEK, Po*n» |n»»r»pe* »*i Kotary J'ubht.
C. C. Uoodalz, Attorney-At-Law.
GOODALF & COOPER,
Attorneys - -A.T - Law, .}
P X EAL ESTATE AED lESURANGE AGENTS MONEY TO LOAN ON
Will practice before the V. S. Land Office and in all the
Final Proofs and
Court* of the St-ilfc. PROSECL TE or DHt I.NL)
in CONTEST CASES.
Rjnm k.. , o.™ Deeded Lands:
Go to G.KROUCH for Bargains!
fh-vj ©ootls, Clothing, Carpets, Boots, J'hocs. gats.
Caps, Goods Etc.
The largest Stock m the City and Prices Defy
Competition East or West.
mm mmmw3zm?s>} mm stock jins
Yours Respectfully •4-C3-. KROXJCH.4.
Souitlu. ACetirx Street,, - I_ieLncia.r, Colorado.
11. G. Button, C * A. Button.
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Good bonds furnished on contracts and all work guaranteed. School
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Office in Godding Block,
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