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SAGUACHE CRESCENT. V0L. XXI. NO. 50. SAGUACHE, COLORADO, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, [901. WHOLE NUMBER 1090. i I m I GOUNTY NEWS NOTES. l~nrnished By Our Correspondents And Clipped From Exchanges. BONANZA. tl~rom Bonanzit Bee. Clifford Bennett is mining on Round mountain. W, J. Bennett was down from Gohten the first of the week on business, return- ing on TueKlay. Tam Zenor, W. E. Gardner and Chas. Foster moved down Friday to do some auemlmentl near the Eagle. Mrs. B. F. Paul and daughter ]eft Monday for Fort Logan, Men., where they will visit Mrs. Paul's parents. Mrs. W. E. Gardner went to Salida the first of week on an extended visit be- fore moving to Saguache where Mr. Gardner will be installed as supt. of sohcoh. Manager D. G. Weams, of the Rawlay company, was down from Denver this week inspecting the work at the mine, also the Columbia mine, west from Park- rills, returning Thursday evening. The J. N. Coleman freight outfit came up to the Thompson ranch from Sa- guacheon Wednesday with four large loads of hay and grain and will start in ~a law days hauling the new machinery for the Rawley mill from Villa Grove. Villa Grove. Mrs. Hackworth spent a few days in Bonanza. The D. & R. G. railroad company him given Villa Grove a fine depot. W.R. Norris, of Salida, arrived in town Wednesday. J. McCall, who has hi, in working near Bonanza, wee in town a few days. 'George Zimmerman, who has been stopping at the Peterson ranch for some time, returned home last weak Monday. Last week the compositor made us say "8ohwartz" instead of "Kuntz" in one of the items. Robert Glasgow Sundayed in town. J. W. Belles, of Bonanza, wu in town on Saturday. Mrs. Dell Kouts and children, of Bo- nanza, are visiting in Salida with her mother, Mrs. Boltnn. Eli Weddington was an incoming pas- Imnger from Bonanza last Sunday and boarded the 9 o'clock exprem on Mon- day mornimi. Mrs.gchwackenberg says tht while she was away at Salida, her horse was blind in one eye and could not ~ out of the other. Latest reports may Mrs. Ross is im- proving which will be good news to her many friends. X Front The South End. The people have sufficiently recovered from the recent political shock to assume routine businasl connsoted with a little m usement cooasionally. Wheat thrnhing is bout finished, wbich proved to hi an unusul short job this season. Grain is bringing good price on the local markets. Sugar beat culture is being agitated to oonsiderable extent in this and other yurts of the vallay. A mummeeting was called at Hesper last Saturday evening which was well attended and a com- mittee was appointed to solic/t acreage to be put in next season. Prospects are yery good for a factory to be located ~ither at Alamosa or Monte Vista to hahdle the next year's crop. Hess & Johnson are building a general faed and implement store at Seater. D. Miles is building an addition to his residence which will be brick veneered. It will be a uredit to~the little town of Center.. Mr. Lust will soon commence an addi- tion to hie residence. J. L. Hurt and M. M. Sutley are build ins hog fences around their ranches. We do not see much of the dome-pop candidates of the 41 since election. They will in all probability come out with the ground hog. Uncle J. D. Hess and a few more dem- ocrats asem to be the best pleased peo- ple~over the results in this eat of the Oounty. The boys serenaded W. D. Heu and bride on their arrival home. The Woodmen of [-Icoper will give a masquerade during the holidays, Center camp will also have a hard j ,timg~ball duri!!g tbe holidays. # " "~ ~he infant'chiid Of Dr. E. L. Foster of Hooper is very sick- with scarlet fever and other complications. Dr. Ooohem of Sultan was summoned last week by spec- ial train. Fnr fear this muy be nil consigned to that waste basket we will close with best wiuhee for a merry Christmas and a happy New Year. iTbe Cripple Creek roads are carrying "i tbou~mds of pa~Ugers daily at a rate ofh0 tent or 80 cents for round trip. ALL OVER THE STATE. The democratic candidates in Arapa- hos county spent 814,196, and the repub- lican.~ $29,552 as shown by their expense affidavits. A I~ngmont farmer who stuffed 26 turkeys and snld them by weight, has been sentenced to 90 days in jail and to pay a fine of $200. The Poncha hot springs hotel has been closed. Tbe lessee found that with the present poor equipment he 'could notpay -expenses during the winter seaa,~r. A draft for $1,000, the amount sub- scribed by the people of Colorado Springs to the McKinley memorial fund has been sent to the national treasurer of the fund. The supreme co=t listened to argu- ments in the contempt cases against At- torney General Post, A. B. Gray and tbe state board of 13 assessors last Saturday. An opinion is expected December 16. Among new post~ces established re- cently in southwestern Colorado are Manzanares and Bernice (Costilla coun- ty), Dy~e (Archuleta), Freedom and Re- mere (Conejos), Wagon Wheel Gap (Min- eral). Ye Chow Jung, a sick Chinaman in Denver, is reported to be dying of the dread disease of leprosy. Dr. Bennett, an authority on the subject, dsolaree tbal the public should not be alarmed, ai the i diseaas is not contagious and will not spread. Governor Orman bus proclaimed, the 20th day of December, which is the an- niversary of the Louisiana purchase, as a flag day, and requ~ts that tbe anni- verasry be further celebrated Jay public commemorative meetings and approvri- ate exercises in the schools. W. W. Reiley says the Del Norte canal company has just finished building, the largest headgate in the Uuited States. This headgate is near Del Notre. But few realize this valley has the largest ca nal in tbe country, it being 60 feet wide on the bottom.--Monte Vista Journal. Judge Owers of the Lsadville district court, has fined Lem Campbell, the pro- prietor of a gambling house, $500 and costs and sent him to jail for six months. T. J. Cash, another proprietor, was fined $250 and costa and sent to jail for thirty days. Five other gamblers were fined $50 and costs ech. Joe Hartman we~t to Westcliffe yes- terday ~ bring back an engine and b0il- er he recently traded for. of Monte Rob- inson. Monte takes the gasoline engine, with which he will pump water, while tbe Hartman boys will use the Btasm en- gine to saw bee fixtures and pump.-- Montroee Enterprise. Judge Churl. fi. o',,-o/D-;nver, one of the beet known and prominent attor- neys in the state, fell dead of apop!exy in his office lst week. Charles Toll was an experienced attorney and handled many eases of the greatest importance. In 1880 he was elected attorney generi of the state of Colorado, serving one term. At one time he was county judge of Rio Grands county and served several terms as a member of the Hones of Rep- resentatives from ~hat county. State Labor Commissioner Smith nays "We are ::doing a great deal: to educate the peopre of Colorado on the subject of the Buck]in" AUstralian land tax amend meat which is to be voted on next fall, Buttons have boon secured, we have some stickers to be placed on envelopes, papers and documents and we are send- ing out. literature all over the state, Like Mr. Bucklin, I do not think it ought to be called a single-tax amend- ! meat, though there is no doubt it leads to that." Brigham Young, Jr., son of the great Mormon leader, arrived in the city from Salt Lake City on Tuesday and was a guest of the Monte Cristo until 5 o'clock when he boarded a narrow gauge train for a point near Durango where be was to visit with a l~ormon:iN[eDd who is quite Ill. Brigham Young, Jr., is a man 60 years o( age, well preserved and de- cidedly pleat~L - He expects to return to the big Mormou capital in a few days. This was his first visit, ia thts section of the state.-- Salida Mail. Frank, the little I~ monOi~ i~]d son of Dr. and Mrs. E.'L: Po~ter,"~h:O was taken ' sick Wodnesdgy and sa~ur ia);:i~ was d,- tided had scarlet fever, grew suddenly worse Sa'~ lay afterucon iindDr. C'. N, Cochems of Salida was t elegrnphed for'~ A special t rain brought the Dr. over from Salida in one hour and :fi0.Y minutes. About tha.time the train arrived the lit- tle fellow beR'an ~r0wing better and has been ~ra(tually improving ever since, al- tht,u~h n-t yet out of dau6er,--HooperI Press. FROM OUR EXCHANOES. Doings Among Our Nelghbors Oi Inter- est To Crescent Readers. Del Norte. San Juan Prospector. W. O. Statton has leased the Horn place at Monte Vista, and will move there about the first of the year. Manager Henn reports the creamery doing well, but in need of more cream. Every pound of butter made is sold as fast as turned out. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Elliott returned Saturday, after a trip covering several weeks through the east via Galveston to New York. They report a delightful time, but, of cot~rse, are pleased to get back to Del Norte. ALAMOSA. Alamosa Journal. Tom Ashley and family, of Saguache are visiting with Mr. Ashley's sister Mrs. Oscar Wilkins. Judge Holbrook held court in Wal- senburg last week, is holding in Cnnejos this week and will hold court in Duran- go next week. Cour~ work has kept him very busy for several months past. Judge Northcutt went to Del Norte to hold court last week, but the cases set for him not being ready for trial, he ad- journed court until next week, when he will return to DoI Norte to try the cases. Edward A. Shepp pleaded gcilty to the larceny of a watch and chain from Brig- ham Yonng, president of the twelve apostles of the Mormon church. Presi- dent Young asked the court to be lenient in passing sentence, and the court sen- tenced defendant to not less than one year and six months nor more than three years in the penitentiary. CENTER. Center Dispatch. W.K. Mauls' are talking of moving away from Center in the near future. There is an effort being made to or- ganize a circle of the Women of Wood. craft here. I. Tucker left Saturday morning for Creeds where he expects to work in the mines. Mrs. J. P. Worth will soon leave the valley for Denver where she expects to spend the winter for the benefit of he] health. A branch telephone line is being pu~ in from tbe Duns line to the La Garita ranch conneuting at Henry Schmidth's ~orners. The school entertainment given by ~iss Garritaon's pupils was well attended and sufficient money was raised for the bu~ying of an organ for the school. John MoClure and Dick Hunt arrived from the Gunnison country with 250 cows nd calves. They had a long, tire some and slow trip over the mountains ae they were a week on the road. Stockholder's Meeting. The regular annual meeting of the stockholders of the Gotthelf & Tarbell [Mercantile Co., will be held in its office in the town of Saguache, Colorado, on Wednasday, the let day of January A. D. 190'2, at 2 o'clock p. m. for the purpoeeof electing a board of directors for the en- suing year and for the transaction of such other business as may properly o)me before said meeting. Charles Tarbell, Secretary. December 9, 1901. Stockholder's Meeting. The annual meeting of the stockhold- ers of the Saguache County Telephone Company will be held at the office of the Saguache County Bank, Saguache, Colo- rado, on Monday the sixth day of Janu- ary A. D. 1902, at 3 o'clock p. m. for the purpose of electing a board of directors for the ensuing year and for the trans. action of such other business a~ may properly come before it. W. F. Boyd, Secretary. December 9th, 1901. S PUtqg GflAPr GSgSM O. TARTAR POWDrH. The Little Brown Jug. A Laughable Drama In Three Acts-- Will Be (liven At High School Building Friday Eve, Dec. 20. The pupils of the High School are re- hearsing the amusintr play "The Little Brown Jug," and it will be presented to the public Friday Evening, Dec. 20, at the High Sebool building. The entertamment is being given in a worth cause, the players are all local talent, and there is no doubt but that it wilt be a suocass. The proceeds are to go to the public library and the piano funds, and all our people should assist the boys and girls with their presence and their q,mrters. Following is the cast of character~ and s)nopsis of the play: QAST OF CHARACTERS, John Nuttsr. a Shoemaker ........ Elmer Davison Will Nutter, his Son .............. Archie Lockett Ned Hartshorn, his Apprenties ...... Ernest Slots Henry D.uglas, a Spendthrift ...... J. IL Morgan Jarius Jordan, a Yankee ............ J. B. Morgan Hannah Nutter, ,John's Wife ......... StslJa Hurt Mary Nutter,his Daughter ............ Maud lckes SaUie Peeelee, Yankee Hell) ...... Blanche O'Neil 8YNOP~I S. ACT I. Scene in Nutter's shoeshop-Town Take advantage of our annual fall {;ash ( LEAI IN6 6ALE For next ten days, 6Gods sold at'treat discounts. COME EARLY. MOFFAT, COLORADO. gossip-Jarius tries to propose to 8allie-"Birds of a Feather, you know."--Henry ~lt~l~~ ~]~~~~~1~ gaged to Mary and learns trade.-A quarrel, a fight, Ned hurt, Will leaves home. house.--Sallis dreaming of Jarius.-.Douglas and Mary qu --"Jes' s., nobody to hum. or all gone to 'cope Sallie."--Jarius in trouble again.--Will re- turns, steals Little Brown Jug, which has been pat to a better use. I ~ ~ l Ladies and Children s check, a mortgage, Juries outwits Donslas.-- ful.--Wilt returns, "anew man, indeed."--"JeS'so, Jarius, Jes' ,o." Jackets and The play will cover a period .of about t two hours, and good music will be in at- Latest Styles, Lowest P,'ices. tendance to take up the time between theac CLOTHINC The admission is 15 and 25 cents. Re- served seats 35 vents,for ule at the drug Metz's and Boys Suits that are made to Fit, in Stylish store. Mixed and Plain Goods of all Grades. Undo For all ..,d iu .,l Or.des, NEARLY A FIRE. . rwe r gives a little idea of our supply. On last Friday just aft,or noon the cry / off ire and clouds of black smoke pour, Dress 6o~ds ins out of every crack in Union.hall,gave many people wbo were on the street st [n every Shade. Weave and Texture of the Seasons that hour the impression that the build- Output, at Prices that none can compete with. ing as well as the Dallas block adjoin- ing, were doomed to destruction. A SHOES crowd soon gathered at the hall when it ! wa~ found that several large cans of That Wear and made on Lasts that Fit the Feet, in roofing oompoaition that had been set on or near the stove had caught fire. sizes to Fit the Little Tot to the Largest Person, They were quickly thrown out into thel~ gives but a vague idea of this Department. away it was seen that the building wasII G ~:{ 0 C E ~ T "~, S not on fire at all. The tar smoke w~ We bays just received nearly a Car Load of Groceries and 6t very black and dense, and it ruined the Canned Goods and can supply with Fruits in their Season. ~, walls and ceiling of the hall, but a lib- whitewashlt TAg Be~k[ey pa:kRnt U0Hse oral supply of wall paper and will soon repair the damage. Had the! fire not been noticed when it was it ie probable that the building and those ad- D joining, and possibly the Duns block, would have been destroyed, as tbe water [ supply is very scarce at this season ofI, ~4~t~~4~ ~41~ ('~~'~K"~ the year, there being but a few surface [ ' wells in this vicinity and not mush water [ ~.$#$$~#$#.~##~@~@~4~@ in them. The ctroumstance only em-[~ o,,_ TTFNTiON! j that the town ought to have a fire com- pany and an ample and convenient sup- ply of water. Delinquent Tax Sale. The sale of property in Saguache WO wish to oall youratten- county for delinquent taxes begius at tion to the fact that we carry treasurer's office tomorrow in stock a complete line of the county (Friday) at ]0 o'clock a.m. The sale will[; ST. CLAIR RANGES and revenuebe conductedlaw, under the termsof the new[~ HOT BLAST HEATERS, I also all kinds of BUILDERS Heretofore, the buyers of property for[]~ HARDWARE. WINCHES- ~ ~-: delinquent taxes were compelled to bid I~ TER RIFLES, AMMUNI- on the amount of the property, or frac- ~ tion thereof, they would accept for the ; TION, SASH, DOORS, and ~ !:i taxes, but under the new law the buyers i all grades of LUMBER, 'bid solely on the rate of interest. Under ~ PAINT, OIL and VARNISH. the old law the rate of interest was fixed; but under thenew law, the prospective ~ .............. ~ buyersbida'mngthemse]veentherate ! " the New Store i I of interest, the property of course going to the party who will take the lowest rate of ioterest. Accordiug to the pr(-i 1 visions of the new r.,vonue law, the max.I ! ~s ~s K~H,rs i imum rates are 24 per sent for the first~1 ~~~~~~e~~ ~~-~ six months, 18 per cent for the succeed-[ ins six months, and 12 per cent for the[ I next two years. , ~ ~-- -- Ma"'fthedelinquentab"veocm*ini ~====~ :{li Ktave and paid their taxes sines the list was[ ~J ~JV V~,~V~PgJ made out, aud Of 'course their property I ~ a"~ m will not be offer, d. We have heard ofI Mim 1,4]~1 In i1 era ~ho ex e iil no ,lutside tax b y " p Ct to at-{ [i ~ I ~[ll ~ I| Vl.~'~Wll tend the sale, and the most of the prop- [ /]| [ Ill "" I| ~"~ ~'~ ~ ~ erty sold will probably go to localbuyersI /.~_~...~_.~/~y~ ~mr issl;ageztanges, end the count}', /he treasurer always[ ~ l' bidding in for the county all the proper-I -'~~ Wilson Heaters ty remaining unsold " I IIL,-~ I ~ IIII / il[ ili/ti:i| o .:' Co k Stoves, The h, di~ecireleWili have for saleat] ~']l~J] t~~':'tN All sizes and prices , .I. ~ m. D,,n ~ [tall the f,,lh,wln, article., cake,/ il iAtllllt.""li ..... Zlncks Pines &c. ,-1o. "L'he sale wilt, bvgin N,,v. 16 aud bei , , . 9 # I lit, t,1 every alternateSaturday thereafter,[' ~ ........... " ~..~.~..~ ....... Will receive orders-prior to date of sale| [ ,A t,ld i~ 14',!%11] 141 ~. 1~#/I , I ,/AIl/ll ,t~i for niiy of the nrtiolel to be sold. .|... .~ila. v v ~-,~-,~,~-- v..., ~ v v ~-ffi---ffi--~..---,~,~.~ / !