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THE LABOiii ENQUIRER.
368 Labikhr Street, DENVER, - < - jjj|§i COLORADO. Official Organ of Ike Miner’* Board of Conciliation. EXECUTIVE BOARD, Felix Hughes, Louisville. Boulder county. ' John L. Lewes, Erie, Weld county. Fred Mitchell, Blossburg, New Mexico. Peter J. O’Brien, Carbon, Wyoming, Jonathan Coelette Coal Creek, Fremont county. Executive Secretary, John L. Lewis, office 868 Larimer street, Denver. The Weekly Report of the Secretary, Coal Miners’ Headquarters op 1 Colorado, New Mexico, Wyo- [• mino and Utah. J The situation oi affairs is Bomewhat the same as at my last writing. The operators are seriously waiting the de cision of Mr. Clark of tne Union Coal company upon the questi on of co-operat ing to maintain living prices, and when this matter is satisfactorily and finally settled I shall feel very much relieved. 1 Several' mines have been closed by reason of no trade and several hundreds of oar men are out of employment The mines that are running ire doing very lUtle work, and sea consequence the men have to live on little pay. The Union Coal company are doing about the best. They are of course large con sumers as well as large producers, but their producing capacity is far in excess of their needs. They have closed down one of their mines at Coroo, and another at Rock Springs, and there ire rumors that we are going to have further stop pages. The intention of the company to import Chinese into Carbon is looked upon as certain, aod it is equally cer tain that if they do. trouble will ensue. I trust the good sense of the officials of the company will lie directed in main taining the confidence of the men, and preserving the harmonious relations that have for some time existed. This can only be done by abandoning the idea and scheme of introducing Chinese labor into Carbon mines. To bring this ele ment into immediate!competition with us will be to invite a state of affairs that will be deplorable! It cannot be tolerated upon any ground ! While they claim they have a legal right to employ whom they think proper, such a claim from a moral or humani tarian standpoint is not admissible. There is not a feature of justice in creat ing conditions of business that ulti mately must result in impoverishing the million in order to satisfy the inhuman greed of Jay Gould & Co. Riches gained by such means, and the millions drawn from honest toil \by such a damnable process cannot be said to be other than blood money! Hellish in conception is the idea that legal rights knows no human restraint. And the man that practices and looks upon this question of coolie labor as a matter only of dimes and dollars to capitalists, without in quiring into the human and social as pect and considering the demoralizing influences which will be brought against the white race, is a stranger to the doc trine of civjl rights’and has no sympathy for his own people. While Ido not pro pose to enter into a discussion of this question right here, I do want it to be understood by this company that our stand upon this question will be un flinchingly held ! Give me every nation ality on the face of the earth, but keep at a respectful distance the coolies. Death would be p referable to a life on a level with those people, and in saying go I am echoing the sentiment of every sou of- toil that delves in the bowels of the earth. Will have more to say on this pressing and vital subject when the intentions of the company comes a little more to light. The work of organizing is going on in good shape. Highly encouraging are the reports from all quarters in this re spect lam not satisfied that it will be wise to give the details ot those reports just now to the public, and for that reason they are withheld. Our constit uents can rest assured that we are not asleep or indifferent as to the future. The inter-state |or territorial conven tion, to be held in this city the 28th, promises to be a grand success. It will be an immense representative body. Every assembly and labor organization that has not received our circulars, by reason of not having the address to reach them, or any other cause, will consider themselves appealed to in this report. Redactions and rumors of reductions on every hand and it is time we effect a thorough federation and concentration of power. ■ From the statistical reports received from all quarters I learn the sentiment in favor of the eight-hour system to be unanimous; and it is suggested that the Conciliation Board should appoint a day when the Bystem shall go into effect. I would urge every assembly to discuss the question thoroughly and forward me their views in the shape of a resolution. My congratulations to George Washing ton assembly for being the first to come to the front in this miich desired move ment. The eight-hou> system will be a sub ject for discussion and action at the forthcoming convention. In order that the movement may become practicable it will have to be unanimous in its adop tion, and extensive in its operation. It has come to my ears from good authority that Mr. Danforth of the Colo rado Coal & Iron company is still plot ting and making further preparations to down the Knights of Labor. The com pany has lost an immense pile of money through this man’s mismanagement and lack of common sense; and it would be a blessing to the community if the com pany saw the felly of his manner in con ducting rfaeir affairs. The experiment of downing the Knights of Labor will cost him some fun, and his cherished hope can neve r be realized any more. Our Coal Creek brethren are men of un daunted courage, and if trampled upon too heavily will resent the insult in, spite of circumstanced. Yours truly, John L. Lkwib. Organination Booming. Editor Labor Enquirer. Wm City, Kansas. March 30. -One of the grandest demonstrations of Weir City miners occurred here on Sstordsy, March twenty-eighth, that has eyer been in this district, to welcome an agent of the-Coal Miners’ Amalgamation from Colorado into onr midst. Notices posted in the city that Mr. William Bea man, from Colorado, would lecture, on the qneetion of the day in the City hall. The miners were all idle, and met at the school house, at which place they formed and paraded the streets, led by the White cornet brass band, the parade ending at the City hall. The band dis coursed some splendid music at the hall entrance, after which the hall was filled almost to suffocation. The committee of each bank sat npon the platform. George Foulton, Jr., occupied the chair; Thomas McGregor, secretary. The chair man called the meeting to order and re quested the secretary to read a commu nication from John L. Lewis, executive secretary. The chairman then called on Mr. Beaman to address the meeting, who was received with cheers. When the applause subsided he explained that in a concentration of the moral and in tellectual powers of all trades and voca tions lies the salvation of those who earn their bread by the sweat of tbeir brows, also the advantages of organization. He also depicted the diabolical schemes and inhuman conduct of A. H. Danforth of the Colorado Coal and Iron company. He explained the condition of the men of the Colorado Coal and Iron company, and told a mournful tale about several men who had been victimized, and im prisoned because' they dared to speak out for that which justly belongs to them. He showed how thev suffered at the hands of tjie sheriff, who furnished the imprisoned men with covering in fected with contagious disease. In closing his remarks he appealed to the workingmen to consider well what he had said. A vote was taken as to whether the miners of Weir City favored the move ment of the executive board of Colorado. All favored the movement and promised to do all in their power to forward the same. A vote of thanks was tendered to the band aqd the speaker after which the meeting closed. Thomas McGregor, Secretary. Legislative Report. The penitentiary bi'l, No. 117; passed the senate by a vote of 15 to 8. Those voting aye were Senators — Archuleta, Bostwick* Eddy, Elkins, Galloway, Hall, Howbart, Moynahan, Rising, Salazar, Stevenson, Stead, Ted mon, Waters. Those voting no were Senators— Cornish, Howard, Green, Lee, Parsons, Tilford, Wells, Woodworth.^ The bill, however, was killed in the house by a vote of 29 to 14. The motion was to indefinitely postpone its further consideration. The ayes and nays were as follows: Ayes—Barker, Bradley, Buckley, Clark, Cohen, Davidson, De Mary, Dick son, Dormer, Ewing, Gilmore, Hughes. Hunter, Jones, Kohn, Newell, O’Driscoll, Pence, Pike, Porter, Pratt, Prince, Quillian, Rathvon, Rollins, Sopris, Taylor, Wildeboor, Mr. Speaker—3l. Nays—Ashley, Bergh, CarstarDhen, Chacon, Chapman, Evans, Eerguson, Hinman, Kelly, Lewis, McCormick, McFie, Patton, Stirman—l4. Mr. Hughes voted aye in order to be able to move a reconsideration. It was so moved and the motion was immedi ately laid on the table. That kills the bill for this session. Before the vote on the postponement was announced Messrs. Fergnson and Bergh changed their votes from nay to aye, which made the final vote 31 to 12. c House bill No. 164 was also killed in the house. Upon motion of Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Hughes, it was indefinitely postponed. The legislative committee of the Trades Assembly, fearing that the busi ness men who so vigorously fought house bill No. 29, to exempt SIOO of the earn ings of the head of a family from attach ment, would induce the governor not to sign it, called on him in regard to the matter. He, in their presence signed it, and remarked that it was a just measure, and he was but too anxious to have an opportunity to aid in making it a law. Nothing further has been done with the measures that the wage workers are so much interested in. Grand Hop. The ladies of Hope assembly No. 33H have decided to hold their grand ball in Lincjln hall, on Larimer between Four teenth and Fifteenth, on the evening of the ninth instant. They certainly de serve onr patronage, and we shall be dis appointed if they do not receive it Every brother should attend and take his lady along. A good time is antici pated and the ladies will endeavor to make every one feel happy. They are a credit to our order,.and all that can be done to help and encourage them on ward shduld be done. Tickets of admis sion are only 50 cents each, and can be had from any member of the assembly. Make up your minds to participate in the evening’s pleasure. “Cato” to “Zeno,” For the Enquirer. “Zeno” does not seem to like it because I have not thought best to enter into a personal controversy with him, through the columns of The Enquirer, as to the relative merits of State Socialism and Anarchism. I wish to sav now, once for all, that I do not consider such petty wrangling as conducive either to the general welfare of The Enquirer, or for the good of the cause which we both, though in different ways, represent and seek to advance. The readers of this paper are not, and cannot be, interested in a dispute of such a character, and the discussion will not tend to dispel any of the doubt and uncertainty which pre vails among earnest investigators as to the methods of dealing with these knotty questions. I have not slighted anv of the arguments advanced by “Zeno,” in my replies, and If I have chosen to make each replies more in a didactic way, while ignoring the individual, I have done so with the best of motives: be cause I thought, and still earnestly be lieve that such a method of dealing with the Bnbject is more satisfactory to the readers of The Enquirer, and because' an article written in that way, treating on a vital subject, is much more attrac tive, and less likely to be acrimonious, and therefore offensive. The editor will bear me witness that, in a former article which appeared in The Enquirer over the signature of “H” —but which by the way, left my hands signed'^Cato—” I took up several points referred to by “Zeno” and answered them in a personal way, using the name of “Zeno” qnite freely in my replies. I however, in a private note to the editor, left it to his judgment as to whether this part of the article should be printed or not, but told him I preferred that be would eliminate such personal references from the article, which he did, thereby showing his good sense; and apprecia tion of .my wishes not to make the mat ter a mere personal dispute. • Another thing: when people indulge In these disputes thev are apt to take un fair advantage of each other, to lose sight of the main idea and to fall back upon technicalities, and to resort to trick ery ; the object being not so much to dis cuss principles and educate the people as to gain their respective points. “Zeno” has several times taken advantage of a mere ungrammatical expression, a contra dictory, or mis-statement of terms, and such small matters, when answering his several critics, and has often shown a disposition to ignore the main question under consideration. Indeed, we are all prone to do this in personal discussion, for we do not like to be worsted in an argument, and too frequently make use of lawyer-like tricks to carry onr case. Now what we want to discuss is not whether “Zeno” or “Cato” made a mis take in stating so and so, or used such and such an expression, or put this or that word in the wrong place. It is im material whether I said in one place that a peaceable solution of the problem is desirable; and in another place that the State Socialists are &tupid because they believe a peaceable solution possible, etc. etc. We do not want to discuss the rel ative difference between tweedle dee and tweedie dum, or anything of the kind. We are none of us very learned, perhaps none of us can be called masters of rhetoric and composition. We are all liable to mane mistakes, and even con tradictions. The great idea ever to be borne in mind should be the advance ment of the cause of—human progression, (I had almost said Socialism, but fear there might be objections, as “Zeno" does not seem to consider me a Social ist.) What we want is the truth, no matter where it leads us, whether into materialism, spiritualism, fatalism or messianism ; let us have truth, though the heavens fall. We are, iji our small way, educators of the people; we are teachers as well as students. Shall we then consume our own time, as well as that of the people whom we seek to benefit by engaging in personal wrangles as to the merits of the different methods of overthrowing the system which we all alike condemn and hate? Shall we waste our precious time in discussing whether dynamite should be used in disintegrating an hypothesis, or in blowing up Jay Gould or any other product of the system ? Pardon me, I had rather be excused. My time is too valuable to waste in any such manner, What time I have to spare I shall use in efforts to spread the gospel of discontent. I want people to know that they are rob bed not only of the product of their labor but of liberty, of reason, of health. I want people to k now that they do not half live, that under the present systems real enjoyment of life is an utter impos sibility. I want the merchant to realize that he is forced to prostitute all the bet ter nature within him in order to suc cessfully carry on his business; that he cannot succeed without recourse to knavery and all manner of meanness. I want the lawyer and professional man to realize that they are supporting a system that forces them to live upon the ills and distress of their neighbors. I want the laborer to understand that he is systemat ically robbed of .five-eighths of all that he produces; that under the competitive and wage system there is an inexorable law which prevents him from receiving more than barely sufficient to keep him alive. I wan t the capitalist, the politi tion, and the army of office holders to know that they aie corner ston6s of this iniquitous system, and I want them to know that there is a smouldering f urnace beneath them, which, at no distant day, will burst forth into a volcano of wrath, and utterly sweep their privileges and their infamous system from the face of the earth. And I want to add what I can to this fire of discontent. I want to feel that everyoody hates this state of things as bad as I do, and that they are willing to make some sacrifices, if neces sary, to help along the cause. I want to see the barriers removed; to see laws and statutes repealed; the offices abolished, and to see the present institntions, social, industrial and political, utterly swept away. Ido not want to see any thing pat in itd place. I want to see a free society; I want to know by experi ence what libertv means; I w ant these things for myself if possible, b ut if not then I shall do all in my power to make it possible for those who come after me to enjoy them. i . lam n ot a reformer, in the general ac ceptance of that much abased term. I am no iconoclast. Will “Zeno” assert that there is not as mach need for the iconoclast as for the reformer? He evi dently expects that we should all he re formers, bat he asks too much, aod he ignores the fact that one is as mach a production of the present system as the other. If there were no abases to mend, THB LABOR ENQUIRER. no injustice, no safforing limn man’s in humanity, what need would there be then for either the iconoclast or the re former? It ia became we naffer that we seek a war oat of oar misery. It is be cause injustice prevails that we cry oat for justice. The present system we say is bad and most be abolished. Very good; but if the present system were not bad we should not say it most be abol ished, and we should not work so hard for its destruction. There would be no necessity for either the iconoclast or the reformer; therefore it is right that the present system is bad; because this makes it impossible for us to realize that there can be something better. How does “Zeno” like the syllogism ? 4 The law of causation does ignore indi viduals. Whether “Zeno” likes it or not he is a creature of that law. Whether he believes it or not he is obliged to suc cumb to its mandates. He cannot escape it do what he will. Yes, “Zeno,” the same law which causes the earth to open and swallow thousands ot human beings, produces the battle in which multitudes are Blain. It is the same law which sinks the ship in mid-ocean, which pro duces the cause of human misery and woe on the one hand and raises up the iconoclasts and reformers, to remove these causes, on the other. Remember this “Zeno”: the little child been compelled to work at the loom and the consumptive sewing woman been obliged to gasp over her fire at midnight, there would have been no work for you and Ito do. We could not have had iconoclasts had there been nothing that needed destroying, nor reformers if there had been nothing to reform. Remem ber, I am not saying that all this is right; I am not discussing the justice or injus tice of this law; I am only pointing out its existence, and that we c£nnot escape from its workings if we would. One thing more and I am done. “Zeno” asks: “Can you blow up a sys tem?” Yes, “Zeno,” we can. Every dynamite explosion having for its object the removal of despotism, every bomb thrown which carries terror to the hearts of the people’s oppressors, and which destroys even the smallest portion of the machinery of oppression, whether it be in the shape of men, or buildings, or mines, is a nail driven into the coffin of the old system. How manv such ex plosions like the one that recently oc cured in London do you suppose this old rotten syste.n will stand? Is it not true that the reverberations of those explosions reached round the world? Why; people who have never given the subject a moments thought are now asking themselves what it all means. The agitation resulting from that scare has been almost without par allel in the history of' the movement. Has “Zeno” forgotten the “Social Cul ture Club,” and the stirring up of the silk-sEockings there? And that was a direct result of the London”explosions, and but«ne of many such scenes result ing from the same cause. I am perhaps impatient. I long to see the cause tri umph all over the world, and for this reason I would like to hear of the explo sion of a bomb, and the consequent re moval of a tyrant or his works every week. Every such concussion would be to me a knell of the tottering and dying sys tem, and the sweetest music in the world. Cato. Hard Tines and the Remedy. [San Francisco Dally Report.] Editor Report. Will you permit a scientific Socialist to give, in one paragraph, the cause of “hard times,” and in another the only scientific remedy therefor ? This is certainly more than the Manufacturers’ Association, the Board of Trade and the Chamber of Commerce, can do in three volumes each in a year. Weoughtnotto expect anything of them; scientific teach ers of fossils, not fossils of science. The cause of hard times is this: Want of money among the people; want of money because of want of work; want of work because of so-called “over-produc tion.” According to the United States census of 1880 each wealth proaucer cre ates annually SI,OOO worth of value, for which he receives in return but $346.04. 'but after being a producer he becomes a consumer of the very goods he creates. He is not allowed (employed) to produce more until those already created are consumed. But he can only consume what he can buy—the $346 worth. Hence not over-production but un der-payment is the cause of hard times now, and is the root of the gigantic and growing evils of panics, crises, riots and revolution. Those who get the balance of that SI,OOO are what we Socialists term the bourgeois or the loafing classes. Those who should get it are the pro ducers, the plundered slaves. The only scientific remedy is that he who will not work neither shall he eat. The loafing classes must go to work. The only means to secure this is the es tablishment of a scientific system of gov ernmental co operation. If you publish this, take the crown as the first capitalistic journal in America which, has dared to allow a statement of the whole truth regarding the “labor question” to appear in its columns. With every assurance of the most dis tinguished contempt for the shams that modern “civilization” imposes upon it self, I remain, Very truly yours, Ashtobexh. “SOCIALIST OUTBREAK.” Tlie Rev. Duncan MacGregor Reads a Paper at the Meeting of the Baptist Ministers. Chicago News. At the regular weekly meeting of the Bap tist ministers tne Rev. Duncan MacGregor presented a paper upon “Socialist Out breaks.” He said the age is volcanic. Forces, molten in the flame of human wrath, and set on fire by the accumulated wrongs of many generations, are now leaping forth to spread ruin and terror. The world intensi fies; good grows better, evil grows worse. Virtues are often made the vehicles of vice. The dynamite that quarries a rock quashes an emperor. Goths and vandals have risen from the dead to shatter gothic cathedrals and 1 to endanger modern civilization. Among the [most perilous facts of this age we name Socialism, which, in the minds of many, gathers to itself all that class of people who, being disgusted with society, seek to change it by violent means. Those people who, not belay satisfied with the normal growth of the organism, would, if necessary, pluck it up by the roots, and, having given it a body to please themselves, would it into a new soil. From this point of view Social ists, Nithilists, and Communists are all placed in the same .category. We ought in fairness, however, to make a clear distinction. The Nihilist is a destroyer, tpe Socialist a leveller. The Socialist puts his faith.in the state; the Nihilist declares the state to be ut terly rotten and seeks to clear it away as an incumbrance. He despises the Socialist and halif-nearted, while the Socialist calls him an Anarchist. They unite in seeking a new condition of society. Ail of the Nihilist! and some ot the Socialists would use vio lence. Recent events have shown that the agita tors are prepared for the most ruthless bar barity. They hope to secure their ends by lawless violence, but the destruction of pub lic buildings only arouses the indignation of right-thinking men against them. At the same time there can be no question but that the demands of the Socialists call for some attention. Recent ontbnrsts in the most un looked-for quarter have drawn public atten tion more than ever to all kinds of agitation. France will probably soon have another ex plosion. Switzerland was thought to be safe, but, for the first time in its history, the fed eral palace at Berne is placed under the guard of armed men. The dastardly outrage in the English house of parliament is fresh in the memory of all, and threats are being made that even American public buildings are no longer safe. The peril is a real one. If the French revolution was the bonfire of feudalism, a Russian and German revolution may become the bonfire of imperialism, and an American revolution may yet become the bonfire of capitalism. The howling af a New York mob before the house of a notorious capitalist means much. How are these things to be met? One says preach the gospel, and the answer is a good one: But the gospel has not yet kept back ttie destruction’ of any nation. Our social disorders have a cause, and it is wise, in stead of holding up our trends in pious hor ror, to ask what is the cause and how can ws remove it? In Russia each man of 100,000,- 000 san be murdered at the word of a tyrant. The press is gagged. There is no public meeting. The clergy are often the tools of the government, and the government is only an organized despotism. What other means have the Russians of securing freedom than secret societies ? We never can judge a man truly until we put; ourselves in his place. The dynamite fiend is terrible in its uproar, but the dynasty fiend Is not less terrible in its silence. In Germany Socialism has not yet become Nihi lism, but Socialism itself is there often allied to Anarchy. Among many other causes of Socialism two stand out prominently. First, the; central force needed to wield the nation into a unity, is now pressing heavily on the nation as monopolistic tyranny. Second, public education in Germany has, at least till recently, been education void of charac ter. The intellect has been devoloped but tha character has not been trained to good ness. Social disorders are not reoressed; they must be cured by removing the cause. Thus far America has been largely free from the outbreaks, but her day will come. Anarchists are allowed publicly to advocate the destruction of the constitution and the murder of capitalists. The froth of their SDeech is that of madness on the jaws of dogs. Why does Socialism flourish in America? We answer, for three reasons: Capitalism, a protective tariff, and immigration. Huge stales are being given up and private owner ship of land Is being fully acknowledged. Soon the land Jaws of America will be on a par with those of Europe. The protective tariff is a social blunder, if not a crime. When free trade is declared the nation will have more freedom from Socialism. Social ism is against both revelation and evolution. Socialism says:“ Man is good by nature and made bad by condition.” The bible says: “Man is fallen, and his surroundings will never change his heart.” Socialists should seriously ponder the fact thaf they are drift ing away from faith in a personal God, which is the greatest calamity on earth. At the close of the paper it was generally discussed. Pittsburg. . » 11 n .. . [By Associated Labor Press.] Pittsburg, March 31. —The report from Columbus that the imported labor not needed in the Hocking valley since the strike there has ended, is coming here, it is hoped is erroneous. Pittsburg miners have no use for such cattle, and will not meet them with open arms. It is understood a lot of the striking miners atiScott Haven, lately in the employ of Congressman W. L. Scott, are to be evicted from their homes. This Scott is the millionaire who is making himself prominent in Cleveland’s administration. He is the member of the national demo cratic committee from Pennsylvania. The glass strike here and in the Ohio valley continue without change. Coal. Buy Garfield Coal at the Genera Office, 311 Sixteenth street, opposite the Opera House. J. J. Thomas & Co., Agents. Ear Water Commissioner. Complying with the request of my friends I hereby announce myself as an independent candidate for Water Com missioner. Frank H. Strong. ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE. Estate of Leander Fillmore Carpenter, de ceased. The undersigned having been Admtni»trtor oJf the Estate of Leander Fillmore Carpenter,' late of the County of Arapahoe and State of Colorado, deceased, hereby gives notice that he will appear before the County Court of Airapahoe County, at the Court House In Denver, at the April Term, on th. third Mon day In April next, at which time all persons having claims against said Estate are notified and requested to attend for the purpose of having the same adjusted. All persons in debted to said Estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned. Dated this 12th day of March, A. D. 187.5. Cecil A. Deane, Amlnlstrator. Don’t Forget THE HMIINS. McENERY <fc EGAN have just received their Spring Stock of Mens’ Fornishing Goods They have some dandy Percale Shirts from SSc up. Go and see them and bring your friends along. , Hibernian Stores, 359 Seven tee nth St. (Burlington Blit.) and M 3 Larimer Street, Wat Denver. _ WE WILL MEET MID BE HUFFY. * An Immense Strike, with good results jor Mechanics and Laborers, has reached M. A. HIRSH’S Dry Goods Store, at 378 West Larimer Street. This last Strike has paralyzed Dry Goods prices. Just think, Lonsdale Muslin, Bc.; Fruit of the Loom, 91c.; Fine and extra heavy Gingham, Bc.; about 1,400 yards of Embroidery left, which will be closed at Given Away Prices. Remember this Sale will be a beneficial one, and don’t fail ot call early. Just opened a case of real French all Wool Cashmere at 55c, worth 90c. IMI. HIRSH, 278 West Larimer Street, “Boss” Clothing House / * ■ 375 Larimer Street, H. Schradsky, Prop. o A FULL STOCK OF WIIII, HITS l [IPS, Sims l SIDES, Gents’ Furnishing Goods, Kr ALWAYS ON HAND t « ' —o -I—- — y,. . v .. . ■ Workingmen will find it to their advantage to call at the “Boss” be fore making purchases, as the stock is peculiarly adapted to their ne- cessities, and the prices are such as they can fully appreciate. 375 LARIMER 375 • » LOUIS NOETHER, West Denver Cheap Store, 288 LARIMER STREET. In a time like this, when everybody adver tises, we will do so too; but we don’t propose to give baits like some of our competitors, nor can we talk such sweet language. We can sell no Lonsdale muslin for 8 cents, and If anybody advertises It for 8 cents, it Is a bait to make people believe he Is selling his goods cheap, but in reality he intends, by ad vertising such a popular article as muslin at such low figures, to ensnare his customers. We sell Lonsdale muslin at 16 cents. Fruit of the Loom at 10 cents. Our hosiery we don't need to mention, as It is known In West Denver that we carry better goods and sell them cheaper than any of the other stores In that or any other location. Oue embroideries, this season's goods, have not come In yet. They will be here on the fifth or sixth of this month. French, all wool Cashmere, we don’t sell a cent less than what it Is worth. LOUIS NOETHER, WEST DENVER CHEAP STORE,. 288 Lt&riner Street. W DENVER AND HEW ORLEANS COIL ========• It is the Best for Domestic Use, being Free From Soat and Clinker, Bums readily, and keeps fire better than any other Coal in use. Office: 399 Arapahoe Street.