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Bent County register. (Lamar, Colo.) 1886-1889, December 22, 1888, Image 2

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vr. U. DAVIS, Editor.
Par Tear. 52.00 Six Months. - fl.Oo j
Three Months. .75 Slagle Cop las. • .OS j
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Jtutercd at the at Damar. Colo
rado, an Second Class matter.
Wednesday evening at half past
five the mairiage of Mayor A. K.
Hent aud Ali.-a Maud Biat:k was cc
ebrated at the residence of the bride'*
parents three miles east of town, Kev.
J. P. Bishop pastor ot the Methodist
church officiating. The day was one
of Colorado's most beautiful, and
early iu the afternoon carriages bear
ing over a hundred friends of the
family and the happy couple, rolled '
out of the city and soon arrived at j
the spacious residence of A. II Black
where everything iu keeping with the 1
event in the most minute particular
was visible. It was the wedding
night of a lovable and accomplished
daughter and at a glance it was evi
dent that neither time, trouble, or ex- .
pense had been spared to make the
Occasion perfect in every detail. At
early candle light the house was |
brightly lighted while the porches
and the long walk leading to the
drive was illuminated with Chinese ;
lanterns of various descriptions,
within the parlors the settiug-room
the halls wert* crowded with a merry
party, the great old fashioned fire
place with the burning l.»g* snapping
adding cheer to the enlivened spirits !
prevaiiant on such occasions.
Just at half past five the bride and .
groom attended by Mr. Perry Black
and xiiss May Black brother and sis
ter of the bride entered the parlor to
the notes of M-ndeieshons Wedding :
March played by airs. J. W. Kriger, .
and in :t short ceremony were pro- j
nounced man and wife.
The bride wore a cream surah silk
t*n train, vail with wreath of orange
blossoms, the groom was attired in
the conventional black, xii«s nay
Black wore a very elaborate short
suit of cream albatroe.
After receiving congratulations the
presents were examined and admired
and then came one of the most elab
orate suppers, passing the solids, the
fruits of the seasons in their time,
of the north and south either in clus
ter bunch or layer made a picture
pleasing as well as tempting.
At half past seven the west bound
passenger train stopped in front of
the house for Mr. and mis. Bent who
left for a short trip to the mountain
towns, they were accompanied t<* the
train by tbe guests who br.de them
good bye with »houtw, waving of
handkerchiefs and the usual parting
scenes. The party returned to the
bouse when on went the dance until
a late hoar.
Groom to bride house and lot in
Lamar; One hundred acres of land
adjoining Lamar from A. R. Black |
to bride and groom; Copper spirit
tea urn Mrs. A. R Black to bride; !
Chamber set of imported Egyptian
c dua ware Mrs. A. R. Black; Iron .
gilt-mounted mautle chime clock ■
Perry Black to bride; La cob cl
ap read and shams Miss May Black;
Plush photograph album Doc. Black;
Wh'te satin banner Lula Bla<k;
Velvet comb case Bell Black; Set
rilver tea spoons in plush case Mrs.
J. 11. Richard sou, of lvnox, Pa.;
Silver service four pieoes gold lined
very handsome, father and brother
Will. Bent; Two slumber robes pale j
pink and pale blue, satin fern pillow
Josie Bent; Silver sugar spoon gold
lined in plush case Mias Minnie Mil
ler, of Kingman, Kansas; Handsome
pair towels Miss Maud Gough; Silver
castor Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Mc-
Dowell; Double- silve r pickle castor
H. A. Bump and Frank Carpenter;
Silver berry dish with pink glass
bowl Mr, and Mrs. J. 11. Holmes;
Antique jewelv case E. V. Kimiel;
Milton's works Miss Lily Reed; Hap
py homes and hearts Mrs. Mary A.
Kinnel; Silver picklo castor with
tongs Mrs. B. Layne of Las Animas; j
Handsome silver butter dish Mr. and I
Mrs. C. C. Good ale and Mr. and Mrs.
IX E. Cooper; Handsome whit© and
pink satin handkerchief holder Mr.
aid Mrs. J. W. Knger; Handsome
morocco large photograph albnm Mr.
and Mrs YV. li. Metcalf and Mr*. M.
ftletqUf; Silver carving knife rest
Mr. ami Mri. M. J. McMillan; Plush |
comb and brush holder Mi. and Mrs :
J. W. Myler; Silver napkin ring Miss j
Lou Morehouse; Pinner call bell Mr. 1
and Mrs. \V. U. Davis; llamlsomr
frait plotter Mrs. Maggie MoMillen;
Handsome solid silver cake basket
Mr. and Mrs. \V. L. Morehouse; One
half dozeu silvei' tea spoons and oue
half dozen silver table spoons Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. Huddleston; Silver j
mustache cup and saucsr gold lined
O. G. Hess and wife; Oue-haif dozen j
hand painted fruit plate* and amber ;
pickle dish Mr. aud Mrs. B. B. |
Brown; Hand painted Japanese pic
ture throw Miss Erutua Goodale;
Silver tea sot Mr', and Mrs C. S.
Parsons of Las Animas; Nickle plate
tire place set Mr. and Mrs. Frank j
! Coliinsou; English glass water set
!on brass tray Mr. aud Mrs. A. M. I
Nicholas, J. C. Outhouseaud Miss J
1 Joe Merri wether; Glass preserve !
| dish Miss Laura McDowell; Hand- :
| some pair fancy towels Mis* Jessie
R.ill a:id Mi>* Ella Sexton; Satin
; banjo Mrs. Judge Moor of Las
Aniuias; A morocco portfolio Mrs.
i 11. A. Dickinson; Momie liuneu
I draw work tabic cloth and napkins
• K. O. White; Silver pickle castor
with tongs Mr. J. E. Harriet; Set
silver knives and forks C. D. Bald
win; Fancy work basket wicker work
j Willis Winger; Pair hand painted
i pictures handsomely framed Miss
May Bent of Anthony,Kansas; Steel
i engraving very Urge Miss Louden,
W. W. Louden, llobt. L >u len, Nel
| son Demorest, Elgar Retilchler and
Alex. Janssen; Paper rack Mrs. Brem
ner; Granite iron wash bowl and
• pitcher Mr. and Mrs. Jaiues Swift;
Granite iron water bucket Marl
I Mrain; Parlor hanging lamp Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Cummings; Fine linen
table cloth aud a dozen napkins I. L.
Maxwell and sifters; Cluster of w hite
| silk roses B. F. Dunn and wife of
! Edinburg, Pa. They have received
| notice of a Member of presents that
! have not came to hand yet.
Sheriff Pa re "ns and wife were
| guests from La- Animas.
There were twenty of the gue*ts at
the ranch for breakfast the morning
' after the wedding.
: Rev. J. I*. Bishop came home at
, nine o’clock, a little later wines, fruit
! and cake were served.
| The dining-room was taately deco
j rated with evergreens, a large horse
I shoo adorned the center of the ceil
| iug.
j The boys in charge of the stables
j at the ranch were well supplied with
, the good things aud enjoyed the oc
| casiou.
Everybody spoke of the hospitable
| manner they had been entertained
by Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Black and the
pleasure of the entire evening.
While everything in couneolion
with the wedding was of the best. It
was as Mr. Blacc remarked ibis is a
Colorado cattle ranch, plenty aud
good but no foolishness.
A. R. Black and wife, C. C. Good- i
ale and wife, O. G. Ilesa and wife
aud B. B Brown and wife formed a i
set that led the old folks dance, none !
| appeared to be over sixteen years old.
I A. E. Bent has been a resident of
| our city over two years, and although
qutio a young man was elected mayor
!of our city last spring, he i* known
m one of the successful young busi
ness men of the west, his bride ha*
known this county a* a 1 ome for six
years but has spent the greater part
of this tim>- away at school.
The legislature will be in session
January second.
J. M. McMillen, of Carlton, lias
bought the Doak lumber yard at Las
A county clerk's office in this state
is worth from ten to twenty thousand
dollars a year. It beats being gov
Federal positions do not seek the
man, but we hear of several men who j
are seeking the same federal position, !
somebody will b«* disappointed.
The Rocky Ford Enterprise did
not flop, but consolidated with the
Republican of that town and will in
the future keep quiet on politics.
It is stated that there is more snow
in the mountains now, than fell there
all of last winter, heavy snows in the
mountains means more water in the
streams, and more rain on the plains '
util season than {her# was last.
p E. Coon*, Loan* and Insurance sod Notary TuHu.
C. C. Uoodale, Attornev-At I.aw. * '
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Attorneys - AT - I^aw,
Will practice before the V. S. Land Office and in all lk«
"B 1 In. ail Proofs and
Court* of line Stale. PHOSECUIK or PLPLND
n « ,tw o«.. Bio-k Deeded Lands:
Room No. 1 I.and Orn>'«* j,iock.
| Go to G. KROUCII for Bargains!
lz_ I3ST a:
'Bvx\ (scotfe* Carpets, 3l»oots r Buts*
i 1 ~
Caps, CS-oocis Etc.
The Largest Sloes in ills Oity and Prices Defy
Competition East or West.
mm assortments, new stock
X-sSAt-osrb Styles.
Yours Respectfully 4-0-. KROUCH,4.
South. IMlcUirx Street, - - - Lamar, Ooloratcio.
, - ■■■..
11. G. Button, G. A. Button. dtf •
Manager. J. E. Button.
Good bonds furnished on contracts and all work guaranteed. School i HARBESS, SADDLES, WHTP.Q Spnit ,<SI Wn
llooscb, Court Houses and Public Buildings a Specialty. (• X YY nlri > ° rUr \ OA * W
Office in Godding Block, all goods is the saddle libb.
alJlar " Colorado. REPAIRING DON® phomptut a«» AT low micro.

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