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PROGRESS IT COALMONT NORTHERN COLORADO GOAL CO. IS FAST BUILDING A TOWN AND GETTING READY TO MINE. The Ma* Shaft. 12 X 24 feet in 3 Compartments is Down 40 feet, and the Work of Stripping Dirt from the Main Vein of Coal is get ting Under Way. A quite considerable village has been built in the past few months to accm inodate employes of the Northern Colo rado Coal Co. at Coalmont, 1® Miles south-west of Walden, the objective point of the L. H. P. & P By. The en tire staff of the New Era made a holiday rip last. Sunday to see the new town, and went so well entertained by the management that we are all going back as soon as we can and preserve np|*»ar ances. Mr. Kennedy was at Denver hiring more men to add to the crew under ground, but Mr. Miller and family and Mr. Kennedy’s family made us ho|ie we may see more of Coalmont. They dill show us all there is of it at present. Construction work is l>eing pushed as fast as men and teams can be secured. A couple of dozen scrapers which are in \lsk9t the work of stripping dirt from the big-sein were standing about Sunday. The big shaft is being sunk and timber ed in strict accord with Colorado regu lations for large mines. The.ground to be stripped is on the average about 12 feet deep on top of the coal. Then comes GO feet of coal, 8 feet of clay and another 10 feet of coal. The big shaft at 200 feet depth will be through the coal, so after stripping is completed, the coal can be quarried to to the bottom of the shaft and hoisted to the car tipple with out any underground mining or encumbering the hoisting gear witfi dirt. The dirt will all have / 1 n M NOTICE! /\ You will find on sale at E. J. / \ f M.l i \ NORRIS' POPULAR STORE. / A standard grade of "Gents Fur f Such as' Walkover &. American Ip Gentlemen Shoes for men, Red lr r\Hfr Cross Shoes & Oxfords for ladies, | \JSff O. C. Hanson's Claves made like a // ' I yji hand, J. S. Bing Ready Made Suits, } l J. B. Stetson Hats. Every thing that goes on head, hand and foot I \ 11 1 of man ' Come in and see for your -IIMI \ A I self, for seeing is believing. I will j lffll 111 j treat you tight. Let me prove it \ 11 PHONE WALDEN E. J NORRIS’ POPULAR STORE f —NOTICE!-- ■ MAKE A PAYING INVESTMENT BY PURCHASING A WONDERFUL I I WILTOM LIGHTING SYSTEM! I ■ 300 CANDLEPOWER—Pure white light Can be had 3 hours every night for Thirty nights at a ■ M coat of thirty-five cents, or '■i of a cent per hou . BEST and CHEAPEST light in the World ■ ■ I hey light instaneously by pulling chain —N j generating, no cleaning chirnmneys or triming wicks. H ■ Handy as electricity. Uulimited Guarantee Make your home pleasant during the evening hours ■ m by instaHing theee Beautiful Wiltom Lights These lights will be installed inyour Home or place of g I Business at Denver Prices - See the goods and get prices of W. H. SLEE ■ .'j» * WALDEN, COLORAD^^ THE NEW ERA In God We Trust; All Others Cash, or Good Security. l>een stripped off above. The Company have prospected and know they have 1,000,000 tons of coal convenient to mine or quariy by che method described, besides another 9.000- 000, tons to be mined when the work ings get down to it. . They are prej ring to install a 400 horse power plai to furnish power for the mining oper; iors aud by the time the LH.P. & 1 Ry reaches CoHmont will be prepared mine and lead on the cars 1,200 tin daily with the day shift. EVERYTHING OPEN DAY AND NIGHT AT DENVER FAIR Special to the New Era. Denver, Colo , Aug. 4th —One of the most imports nt innovations nnnfauuced by the mnnagen tut of the Colorado Inter-State Fair and Exposition, to be held at Ovei;l;' . i Park, Denver, the third week in ■ «er, is the keeping open of the ex ■>> buildings day and night. This i t accomodation to the visitors fr«-.i it ide Denver, who on account of i. luted railroad rates combined with tin- wppoitunity of \isit ing the exposition ml doing their shop ping in Denver, « «-me to the Capitol city in large numbers during fair week. These visitors have much business to transact in the city duriug the more or less brief stay, :trul they oftentimes reach the fair grounds rather late to take in the educational attractions as well os the enter linment features. The grounds and br : l<l'ngs will be especially well illuminated this fall, and the build ings will be kept o'. .*n as late r.s anyone cures to visit them EASTERN CAPITALISTS IN THE PARK President Fred A Miller of the Lara i,lie Plains Line is in Walden this week arriving Tu lay. He lias several east ern capitalists \» ith him to look at the big coal mine of the Northern Colorado Coal Co. at Coalmont. They came in from Laramie in a couple of automobiles. L. H. P. & P. SURVEYORS AT WALDEN A corp of surveyors for the L H. P. & P. Ry. are now in the Park surveying for the be-t route through the Park to Coalmont. They are now camped on the Michigan Creek at Walden. WALDEN, COLORADO, 12, 1909, REPORTS from RAND W. G. Mellon went thru town Satur day with a load of supplies. Montie Blevins was in Hand over night the last of last week. Harve Lampman’s father Ims come in to v isit bis son. He hasn’t seen him for thirty years. Ilarve has grown so his Dad hardly knew him. Mrs. D. K. Smith took lunch with Mrs. White on Saturday. Mr. E. A. Arnold and sou Cecil start ed to Granby Sunday after supplies. Mark Baldw in is busy these rainy days branding calves. Mrs. Elgie Arnold entertained at din ner last Thujsday, Mr. ami Mrs. white aud two little daughters, Mrs. D. K. Smith and Mrs. Bucklin, Lr.-d Wednesday Mrs. D. K. Smith and Mrs. Bucklin took a trip to Teller. Tin. bad a fino time. Mr. Kennedy was over Hebron last Thursday. He brought over four men that wanted to go to Granby in the Auto. Miss Mary and Josie Donolsou went to Walden thursday in the Big Auto. LesFe Ish was running it. Fred Donelson wants everyone to ask him-—Why is an automobile like an elephant— Now don’t forget. George Johnson works for Fred Hill, and he has a bran new riding outfit. Eveiything new, saddle, briddle, chaps, bools, muffler, hat band, everything, even a red silk shirt, and of course he wanted to show it all off, so he went up to . tring town and hunted up an old cow horse that once had a big reputa lion for pitching, and after gathering a crowd of hay hands, he started iu to ride He rode all right and made the horse pitch too, and all without any stirrups. Now the boys are hunting up some more pitching horses for him to break in his new saddle on. Walter Bruce has a horse that came mighty near making a “Good Injun”' out of Walter, all on account of a ciga rette. He and George Leatherman were on their way from O. S. Case’s to Donelson’s last Saturday, when they de cided thpy wanted a smoke. So Walter dismounted and started to roll a pill, the horse objected and began to kick, stricking Walter in the head and just below the heart laying him out flat. George was scared. lie thought Wal ter was dead, and was just starting for help when Walter revived. After a lit tie, with the help of George he went on to Donelson‘s He was well enough that evening to go back to Case’s, but ho smokes no more cigarettes. NORTHERN COLORADO FAIR Prize lists and rules of the Northern Colorado State Fair to be hold in Fort Collins, August 24 to 27 inclusive have been issued. The Era has a copy. If you wish to see it, come in. Mr. Clias. C. Woods of Denver, regu lar piano tuner from .'the MoKinnou Music Co. of Denve, is iu Walden, ami will remain he.ie till September. He will be glad to tune your piano while iu the Pa.i!c. REPAIRING THE MICHIGAN DITCH Fred Hurd, representing the Michigan Ditch Association, is in the Park repair ing the ditch and getting the enterprise in shape for practical agriculture next j year. The Michigan Ditch is one of the enterprises of the coming new era for North Park. The Era of industrial de yelopement, and close population. PERSONAL & LOCAL PARAGRAPHS. yOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ®oone McCallum and wife were in fifem the Shippey ranch Monday. *Mrs. Elmer Jones and daughter were 1 slippying in town Monday. Win. McLucas was in Town Sunday > anti Monday looking for hay hands. •Want a buggy - / Sure you do. Well; 1 thtn get Mr. E. E. Banks to lit you out. jjbau MacFarlano was down from his rgnch the first of the week. Eos per Fox was up from Pinkhampton Monday. and Mrs. Sam Brownlee were in the city yesterday. jSSome of the people who were in town Saturday: Andrew Norell, Andrew Peter on, Win. Kerr, J. N. Baker, Jack Funk. A McFarlan buggy can’t he beat in the buggy line. Fox’s mother and step father Mjfi and Mrs. Wynn came in on Monday evening’s stage to make a visit her Frank Loucks, Steve Huffmai i<l Myron Leshuer moved Mr. I :s‘ Blacksmith shop Thursday to :<e roe in for the big new barn to bt- t near future. -Pon’t fail to have a McFarlan 1 y before fall. Geo. Fletcher of Denver, an old <: nmcliinan of the Park is here ' g hl£ sister Mrs. Norm McDonald l (brighter Miss Grace Fletcher. jjklr. M. J. Capron was over from II > laftt Thursday. Mrs. Clias Brands e owi with him. •a. C. Fliuiau was over from I o fflkurday to meet his mother who e it£on the stage T .iday. i love my old spring wagon, but i! you McFarlan buggy” pi few who were seen # on the t last Thursday: .Air. and Mrs. Clias. Winscom . il‘ | ttmkig*; A. J. Monroe;, Hugh Jli : j aud Doc Vaughn; George Connors and father wei u town Monday. E. A. Barber was in swapping } is with the merchants Friday. Jefferson Kilhurn was a Walden vi or Saturday. Frank Wood was iu town Monday . Mis. Monroe aud sister came in on the stage Tuesday night. Mrs. Archie Hunter’s aunt and uncle came iu on Saturday night’s stage to ; make a visit in the Park. Frank Lyons was a Walden visitor Wed nesday. Fred MoAvov was down from his ranch last -Thursday. Mr. Banks who is selling those McFar lan buggies for Cbas. Baker will he tickled to show them to you. R. A. Wattenberg and John Miller * were in from Uigho Saturday. Billy Donor was iu from the West side Tuesday. Mrs. Dawson and Elden were \u Wal | den yesterday. Herb Hill was up. from Cowdrey Sat urday. Mr. Fred Foley and wife came back from Granby Thursday and wont over 1 to the Hardy ranch where they are stay ■ You will never regret buying a Me- I Favlau buggy. For they are the best. Y When You Think 1 G JOCERIES, Think I j ALES MERCANTILE Co. | I We Carry the Vc BEST in the GROCERY LINE. Come in and Try I I Our Stock. For IJ v-foods, Boots, Shoes, Underwear, Furnishings, I m ana Bedding, Leo- your Order with US. We also Sell the Deerina M ■ Mowers and Th oj as and Osborneßakes. ■ AGENTS FOR THE ROYAL TAILORS. M Andrew Sorenson was in from Higho Friday. Geo. Cook and little sou wore in town Tuesday. E. E. Banks has those good McFarlan buggies for sale at Walden. Make a 1 purchase before its to late. Jas. Allard and family liavo returned ! to the Park from the western slope, the climate there not agreeing with James’ health. Buy yourself a McFarlan buggy from Mr. E. E. Banks. Mrs. George Patterson was a Walden visitor from Coalmont yesterday. Clias. Lippelt and wife, and niece Miss Whitney wore in Walden Thurs day. Mrs. John Royalty and daughter were u Town last Thursday. If you once use a McFarlan buggy no other kind will suit you afterward. Mr. and Mrs. Hayes were in our burg Monday. Among those in towik Sunday wore: Fletcher Campbell; D. W. Me Dole; Jas. Taylor Sr.; Alva Dow; Fred Mayers; Gus and Andrew Larson: Andrew Olson; John Breen ; Martin Stenholtz, Jas. Pet erson; Ray Mosnian; Jimmie and George Taylor; Wash Aldordice: Park Blevins; Frank Staples; Bessie Green and daugh ter; Mr. and Mrs. Bohn; Wm. McArthur Archie Badgero; Frank Murphy; Ray Ensign; Ernest Howard; Bert Kerr; Dennis Brennan; Roy and Clarence Boston; Clark Neff; Willis Briggs, Wm. Dawson; S. S. Brownlee; Norm Me Donald; Forest Brownlee; Wm. Rosen- Baum; Bruce Kerr. If you have any horses you want to trade for a buggy, bring ’em along. E. E. F .nks. WANTED Men and teams on the Michigan Ditch •">.OO per day. Wo are also open to re ceive bids on breaking lands. Will: contract 20 to 200 acres. Apply to Fred Htii’cl ’ at Walden, Colo. If you want a buggy that will last for as long as you want a buggy buy a Mc- Farlan. The New Era for the home news. DAYLIGHT IS OUR ONLY COMPETITOR. For the Best, Most Economical and Absolutely Reliable, Lighting System. See The National Arc Light Co. Walden, Colo. W. G. BARNES, Agent. NUMBER 24. STEEL FOR NEW LINE THREE GARS SENT OUT OVER LARAMIE PLAINS ROAD LAST WEDNESDAY FOR EXTENSION. Carload of Rail Fastenings Also Ar rives and Ties and Bridge Timbers Coming from Tie Camp. Three cars of steel rails just from the Pueblo mills were delivered to tlio Laramie Plains line by the Union Paci fic last Wednesday morning and hurried out to Albany, whore it will bo rushed to the front. A carload of rail fasten ings arrived the same day and wore sent out the next day. Other cars of steel are expected from day to day un til the order is completed. The laying of track is progressing. The station at Albany will be moved in a week or two to the new terminus at Askins ranch, where the ore from the Rambler mine will be loaded. —Laramie Republican, TEACHERS' EXAMINATION Notice is hereby given to the teachers of Jackson County, Colorado, and all others who are intort- ted, that the regu lar Teachers, Examination of said coun ty will be hold at my office in Walden, on Thursday and Friday, August 10th and 20th, A. D. 10GJ, beginning at eight thirty o’clock. Dated July 31st, A. D. 1909. Eva Dawson, Supt. of Schools of Jackson Co., Colo. CLOUDBURST AT WALDEN Yesterday afternoon Walden was visited by a cloud burst which lasted for PVpr an hour in which time, wo judgo Miat 0* iikekes of wat er fell on the level. Not much damage has been reported. One of the bridges in the Illionis lane was put out of busi ness, and every dirt roofed house in town got soaked through making the occupants hope that another cloud burst will not come till they have a shingle roof put on.