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PEACE PROBABLE IN COLORADO
Washington, Sept. 17. Colorado
mine operators have acknowledged
receipt of President Wilson's propos
al for a three-years' truce in the mine
war and have declared -tliey will con
sider it Saturday at Denver. Officials
today expressed the hope that the
employes' acceptance of tlve plan will
now force the operators to fall in
line and approve it.
President Wilson was advised to
day that the mine workers of Colo
rado have ratified the action of their
union in accepting the 'president's
three-year peace plan for termina
tion of the Colorado strike.
AND MAYBE KENTUCKY COULD
PAY WITH BOURBON
New York, Sept 17. The head of
a girl's school has recognized condi
tions in the South brought on by the
Europeain war and the consequent
crippling of the cotton market by
offering to accept cotton instead of
cash as tuition.
In a letter to a local paper the
school head declares she has writ
ten parents of girls in Southern
states who have deferred their en
trance in the school that the tuition
may be paid in cotton at 10 cents,
the cotton to be delivered at a ware
house near them.
NEWS AGENCY PULLS ANOTHER
WAR "PIPE DREAM"
New York, Sept. 17. Another
pilot's pipe dream, magnified into a
sea battle, was circulated over the
country today by other news agen
cies, asserting that the British cruiser
Lancaster had sunk the converted
liner Kronprinz Wilhelm.
Investigation by the United Press
showed there was no truth in the
story. It is a companion piece to the
story of the now-famous "battle of
Sandy Hook" of August 6, when the
same agencies reported the sinking
of two German cruisers,
GUESS AT IT!
By Jinrr Manee.
Of all the puzzles we have seen
The war news takes the lead.
That every country's winning
That's just what we must read.
It seems the cables and the wires
Are really all confusion
So let's just read the whole blams
And draw our own conclusion.
P. S. At least we knpw there is a
war and that war is what Sherman
said it was.
CHICAGO GRAIN- Wheat down.
Corn and oats lost Provisions easy.
CHILD LABOR LAW LOOKS SURE
Little Rock, Ark.. Sept 17 With
about one-third of the vote cast in
Monday's election counted, it -is be
lieved certain that the passage of the
child labor law is assured. The act
prohibits employment of children un
der 14. Children under 16 shall not
be permitted to work m oqcupations
dangerous to life, health or morals,
nor be employed on the stage nor in
concert halls, or saloons, nor to work
more than six hours a day under its
provisions. Strict regulations and
severe penalties are provided for vio
lation of the act which becomes ef
fective Jan. 1, 1915.
The law is the first child labor
measure to be passed by any state
under the initiative and referendum
Clean finger nails are more than
a matter of appearance. Poisonous
germs are carried easily beneath the
nails and carried to th&mouth in food
taken in the hands.
Generally fair tonight and Friday;
slightly cooler tonight; moderate va
riable winds. Temperature Wednes
day Highest, 79; lowest, 66,