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SCHOOL CLOSES At the close of the Walden School, May 7th, the following program pre pared by F. M. Phillips and Miss Ethel Buttertield. teachers, was very success fully carried out. Program was as follows:- Song... .The Gypsy Dandelion Ist, 2nd and 3rd Grades. Recitatian. .The Swinging Chair. Stella Davis. ” A Mystery—Delbert Hankins ” A Candy Pull—Hazel Davis ” Two Questions Agnes Law ” Puss and the Turtle Anna May MacFarlane ” Her Answer Madeline Fischer ” The Quarrelsome Cats Eldeu Dawson Doctor Sparrow-Dyer Pierce Song The Violet Ist, 2nd and 3rd Grades Recitation Mrs. Rabbit’s School William MacFarlane ” The Stolen Custard Willard Dow ” A Little Woman. Eva Anderson ” The Daisy Nurses. Madeline Fischer, Stella Davis, Agnes Law Song In the Shadow of His Wings. Hazel Donelson Recitation .. .Willie’s Tea Party. Elmer Dow ” Why Teacher Knows. Robert Lyons ”- . Peter Pringle. —Georgie Post ” An Awful Little Girl. Lucy Donelson ” Forget-Me-Not. Clarence Bath ” Somebody's Mother. Alva Dow Song.. .Bright the Moon is Shining. Advanced Grado Recitation Our Modern Public Schools. Raymond Dawson ” Spring— Myrtle Dow ” Barbara Fritchie. Ella Manyille = The Quality Is Remembered = Long After the Price Is Forgotten At last we are occupying our new store. Come in and see us. Make our Office headquarters; use our desk and writing materials. Make yourself at-home. Ev eryone invited —Men and Women. We are proud to say we have as complete an assort ment of Hardware and as much of it as can be found in any small city, and as we have no rents to pay and do our own work, we can and will sell goods as cheap as the same quality can be bought outside. Of course, we have to add the freight on all heavy hardware, etc. Our Catalogue business has been immense. We order anything you want, and as we are at no expense in this department, will save you money on everything you order. Get prices on anything from an Awl to an Elephant. If you are going to build we can furnish the Hardware, Building Ma terial. Doors. Windows, Roofing, Lime, Cement, Hair, etc. New Heating Stoves for winter. An elegant line of Glassware. Sleds. Wagons and Skates for the Boys and Girls. We thank you for your liberal patronage and appreciation for the past two years, and being acquainted with your wants and necessities we are in a better position to serve you in the future. All Goods as represented, or Money Refund 3d. W. O. MOSMAN & SON All Bills Due the First of Each Mouth unless otherwise arranged tor. fN O T I C E! You will find on sale at E. J. NORRIS’ POPULAR STORE. A standard grade of “Gents Fur nishings:” Such as Walkover & American Gentlemen Shoes for men, Red Gross Shoes & Oxfords for ladies, O. C. Hanson's Gloves made like a hand, J. S. Bing Ready Made Suits, J. B. Stetson Hats- Every thing that goes on head, hand and foot of man. COrne in and see for your self. for seeing is believing. I will treat you right. Let me prove it PHONE WALDEN 6 E. J NORRIS’ POPULAR STORE - * THE NEW ERA In God We Trust; All Others Cash, or Good Security. ” The Throe Trees. : Fannie Riggen Song r ... Whip-poor-will Margie Mosman, Helen Siebert, 1 Winifred Mace, Mildred Fischer Recitation. .The Secret of Success. Sheldon Dawson ” Baking Cake by rule. Helen Siebert , ” Apple-Seed John. Winifred Mace Black Bird Calls.—Stella Davis, Mil i dred Fischer, Robert Lyons, , El den Dawson Salute to the Flag. Recitation Lucy’s Soliloquy. , Ethel Dawson ’* The Blue and The Gray. Eva Donelson Dialogue “Timothy cloverseed” Mildred Fischer, Johnie MacFar > lane and Bennie Smith. Buy yourself a ready made suit at E. J. NORRIS’. Montie Blevins and son Dean came in on the stage from Denver last Thursday. Deau has been attending school there this winter. Rev. I. H Green preached at the Wal den Church Sunday evening. Miss Ethel Buttertield left Walden Saturday for Higho, where she will teach the North Fork school this sum mer. Mr. and Mrs F. M. Phillips took Mon day’s stage for outside points; they expect to start for New York soon. Miss Ethel Riddle went to Spicer Fri day, to stay with Mrs A. J. Monroe for about a mouth, FIRE AT STEAMBOAT SPRINGS Part of Steamboat Springs was destroy ed by Are hist Thursday. The loss is esti mated at about $15000.00. The fire was .started by a match accidentally thrown into some liay in a livery barn and had gotten a good start before it was discov ered. WALDEN, COLORADO, MAY 13, 1909. THE JACKSON COUNTY BILL 1 : GOVERNOR SIGNED A WEEK AGO , BUT WAS TO BUSY TO CONSIDER APPOINT MENTS. His Excellency Told The New Era Man Today He May Find Time to Consider The Jackson County Of ficers in a Day or Two Now. i A BILL For 1 An act to establish the County of Jackson and the temporary County Seat J thereof; Providing for the appointment of its Precinct and county Officers, fix ing the Terms of Court therein, and at tacliing the same to certain Congres sional, Senatorial, Representative, Ju -1 dicial and Normal Districts. Be it Enacted by the General Assem bly of the State of Colorado: Section 1. That so much of the county of Larimer as is included within the following described boundaries shall be set apart and is hereby established as a county to be called the County of Jack • son, und the boundaries are as follows, to-wit; Beginning on the north boundary of the State of Colorado at the point where the present Counties of Larimer and Routt meet, thence in a southernly di rection along the summit of the Snowy Range to the north-west corner of Grand County at the point where the Counties of Grand, Routt and the present County of Larimer join, which is the summit of the Continental Divide or Snowy Range, to the point where the said Snowy Range intersects the Medicine , Bow Range, thence northernly along the summit of the Medicine Bow Range to the north boundary of the State of Colorado, thence west along said north boundary of Colorado to the place of be ginning. All of which said Jackson County being that portion of the present County of Larimer which lies west of the Medicine Bow Range. Section 2. The county seat of said county is hereby established temporar ily at the town of Walden where it shall remain until the permanent county seat shall have been selected and estab lished as provided by law. Section 8. All county and precinct officers who reside in that part of Lari mer County which is hereby made the County of Jackson shall hold their re spective offices for the term for which they have been elected or appointed, and they are hereby declared to be the legal officers of said Jackson County; and the Governor shall appoint such other officers as may be necessary to carry on the government of said County of Jackson, who shall lipid their respec tive offices until the uext general elec ti**n in said county of Jackson, and un til their successors shall be duly elecied and qualified according to law. Section 4. There shall be held annual ly in said County of Jackson, two  terms of the District Court, commenc ing, respectiyely, on the second Tuesday - in January and the second Tuesday in July. Section 5. All suits and proceedings, civil and criminal, now pending in the District and County Courts of Larimer County, wherein the cause of action accrued, or the offense is alleged to have been committed within the territory in eluded within the Doundaries of the County of Jackson; and all actons now °W. 0. W. BJTLI efTT THE E 0- o. J?. eHJIU Jane fourth, 1909, COMMITTEES ARRANGEMENT MkWtO DECORATION FLOOR RoY Woods Robt. Bradfield A.Q Mtiiw Wm. Doner J O Art Siebert Vinton Osnsky Chat. Winsoum £ J, H. E. Hampton A- E. Butler Montie Blevins Jr, WINDOW E. N. BUTLER DOOR A. A HUNTER j i>ending in said courts for the recovery of real property, or of any interest there in, or for the determination of any such right or interest, or for injuries to or for partition of real property, or for the foreclosure of a mortgage of real prop erty, where the subject of the action is situated within the territory included ' within the boundaries of the County of Jackson; and all civil cases now pending . in said courts wherein the defendant, ' or a majority of the defendants, if there be more than one, reside in said County ot Jackson, shall, as soon os the said County of Jackson is organized, be transferred by the clerks, on an order of the respective Judges of said courts, to to the courts of like Jurisdiction in said County of Jackson. Section 6. There shall be held annual » ly iu the county of Jackson six (0) terms . of the county court, commencing respec tively on the first Monday of the months of January, March, May, July, Septem ber and November. Section 7. The present indebtedness of the county of Larimer shall be ap i portioned between the counties of Lar . imer and Jackson in proportion to the j ratio of taxable property included in that part of said county of Larimer, that is included in the boundaries of the county of Jackson, to the taxable prop erty of of the county of Larimer, as shown by the assessment roll for the year 1908. Section 8. The county Treasurer of the county of Larimer shall, as soon as the county of Jackson shall be organiz -1 ed, pay over to the Treasurer of the said 1 county of Jackson all moneys and funds in his hands credited to the different school districts included within the boundaries of the said county of Jack son for the use and benefit of said school districts. Section 9. All moneys in the Treasury of the county of Larimer, and all mon ey* that may hereafter come into the treasury of said county, from the taxes fgr the year 1908, and previous years, together with all moneys arising from ttfe redemption of lands sold for taxes for the year 1908, and previous years, and bid in by said county of Larimer, and from all sources of revenue, shall be apportioned between the county of Larimer and the said county of Jackson in proportion to the ratio which the taxable property of that portion of the county of Lai imer that is now included with in the boundaries of the county of Jackson, bears to the taxable property of the said county of Larimer, as shown by the assessment rolls for the year 1908. Section 10. The Board of County Commissioners of the county of Jackson in connection with the Board of County Commissioners of the county of Larimer shall have full power and authority to adjust and settle all matters of revenue proper to be adjusted on account of the formation of the new county of Jackson; and also to apportion the indebtedness and the money and revenue of said county of Larimer, as specified in sec tions 7, 8 and 9 of this act; and for these purposes the said commissioners of the county of Jackson shall meet the com missioners of the county of Larimer at Fort Collins, State of Colorado, upon ten [lo] days notice being given by the commissioners of one county to the commissioners of the other county at any time after the officers of the county of Jackson shall have been appointed and qualified; and a majority of said united boards of commissioners shall be a legal quorum to adjust said revenue and indebtedness. From the decisions and adjustments so made by said united boards of commissioners, either county interested, or any person aggrieved, may appeal to the District Court of the Judi cial District in which county in which such adjustment is being made is situ ated, as iu other cases of appeal allowod from the board of county commissioners to the District Court; and upon snch api>eal a ohaugoof vonue may be taken in other civil cases, upon good cause • shown by either party to such proceed > ings. In case there should be no quorum i present at any such meeting between ■ the commissioners of the county of > Jackson and the commissioners of the county of Larimer, or in case said com i missioners of either of said counties fail to agree with the commissioners of the other county on the adjustment of the revenue and the apportionment thereof and the apportionment of the indebted , ness, then at the request of either of the boards of county commissioners, the Governor of the state is hereby author ized and required to appoint some dis interested person to adjust and settle said matter of revenue and funds. From the decisions and adjustments so made by said commissioner appointed by the Governor, an appeal may be had, as above provided with reference to appeals from the decisions and adjustments made by the boards of county coramis ioners. The expense of arbitration, if any, shall be divided and paid equally by the said counties of Larimer and Jackson. Section 11. The Board of county commissioners of the county of Jackson shall, as soon as practicable after said county shall have been organized, re ceive bids for making transcripts of the records of said county of Larimer, of all property situated in the county of Jack son and transcribing the same, as pro vided by law, into the records books to be provided by the said county of Jack son for that purj>ose; and the said Board of County Commissioners of the said county of Jackson shall award such contract to the lowest responsible bid der therefor; and for the faithful per formance of said contract said Board of County Commissioners shall require a bond in the sum of Five Thousand ($5,- 000.00) Dollars with good and sufficient surety, to be approved by said Board of County Commissioners. The County Clerk and Recorder of the county of THE AMES MERCANTILE CO. Have in a good standard line of Drygoods, Shoes, Underwear, Furnish ings and Bedding. These goods are new stock, fresh from the factory. The pri ces, as always here, are right. WE ARE AGENTS FOR THE ROYAL TAILORS THE RAND STORE HAS CEASED TO ADVANCE CREDIT AND IS NOW DOING BUSINESS ON A CASH BASIS. PERSONS WHO WISH TO ARRANGE FOR CREDIT MAY DO SO BY FURNISHING BANKABLE PAPER DRAWING TEN PER CENT INTEREST. WE PAY CASH FOR OUR STOCK AND CAN BY SELLING ON A STRICTLY CASH BASIS REDUCE PRICES TRHEE PERCENT FROM CREDIT RATES. J. W. WELCH (? ===== THE RAND HOTEL AT RAND, COLORADO. Accommodations Firstclass Special .Attention to tourists HOME COOKING. ALICE V. ISH, Proprietress. vl— ===== ■ X NUMBER 11. * Larimer shall afford every reasonable 1 opprotunity for transcribing such re 1 cords. The Board of County Commis- sionera may reject any and all bids for transcribing said records in case the I lowest bid is deemed by said County , Commissioners to be too high. > Section 12. For the purpose of fixing fees chargeable and to be collected by county, precinct and other officers, and for' the purpose of providing for and regulating the compensation of county, . precinct and other officres, the said County of Jackson shall be a county of the Fifth Class. Section 13. The said County of Jack son is hereby attached to, and made a part of, the Second Congressional Dis trict, the Thirteenth Senatorial District, the Eighth Judicial District, and the Second Normal Institute District, and is hereby attached to the Counties of Summit and Grand for representative purposes. Section 14. In the opinion of the General Assembly an emergency exists, therefore, this act shall take effect and be in force immediately after its passage and approval. Just before going to press with this issue the New Era called up Governor Shafroth on the telephone in regard to Jackson County matters and particular ly as to whether the appointments have been made yet of County Officers. The Governor is very busy but will make an effort to get at this business tomorrow. If he fails in this he assured us there is every reason to believe he can make the appointments in a day or so.