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.
” A Mystery—Delbert Hankins
” A Candy Pull—Hazel Davis
” Two Questions Agnes Law
” Puss and the Turtle
Anna May MacFarlane
” Her Answer
” The Quarrelsome Cats
Doctor Sparrow-Dyer Pierce
Song The Violet
Ist, 2nd and 3rd Grades
Recitation Mrs. Rabbit’s School
” The Stolen Custard
” A Little Woman.
” The Daisy Nurses.
Madeline Fischer, Stella Davis,
Song In the Shadow of His
Recitation .. .Willie’s Tea Party.
” Why Teacher Knows.
”- . Peter Pringle. —Georgie Post
” An Awful Little Girl.
” Somebody's Mother.
Song.. .Bright the Moon is
Recitation Our Modern Public
” Spring— Myrtle Dow
” Barbara Fritchie.
= 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
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
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.
” Baking Cake by rule.
, ” Apple-Seed John.
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.
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
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
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
WALDEN, COLORADO, MAY 13, 1909.
: GOVERNOR SIGNED A WEEK AGO
, BUT WAS TO BUSY TO
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.
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,
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Special .Attention to tourists
ALICE V. ISH, Proprietress.
vl— ===== ■ X
* 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
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
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.
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