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ATTEMPT TO SETTLE THE COAL
STRIKE IN COLORADO
Denver, May 19. Efforts to settle
amicably the southern Colorado coal
strike are being made today by the
members of the joint -committee ap
pointed by both houses of the legisla
ture to investigate conditions in the
strike zone. Governor Animons and
members of thecommittee agree that
the resolution creating the committee
gives ample authority to mediate.
Major P. J. Hamrock, on trial be
fore a military courtmartial at the
state rifle range, on charge of mur
der, manslaughter, larceny and arson,
announced today that he would take
the stand in his own defense, prob
ably this afternoon.
FOREST FIRES FORCE FOLKS TO
CALL FOR AID
Duluth, Minn., May 19. Appeals
were received early today from
points all over the Iron Range, call
ing for aid in fighting the fires that
have been raging in the second
growth timber since Sunday.
North and west of here the fires
have destroyed much railroad timber
and the farmers near Blackhoof and
Carleton report that they are merely
keeping the flames in check. Two
bridges have been burned out east of
Superior, on the Iron river.
THE MELLEN-NEW HAVEN CASE
Washington, May 19. The trail of
the Tammany Tiger through the jun
gle of finance was followed today by
the Interstate Commerce Commis
sion. Charles S. Mellen resumed the
witness stand in the inquiry into the
secret operations of the New Haven
Railroad during the ten years he was
at its head. He brought with him his
own records of the distribution of the
New Haven's pet, the "yellow dog
fund," and said he intended to tell
just how it was the New Haven was
able to take worthless franchises in
Westchester county, New York, and
transform them into paying systems
because certain political leadei's "be
By Jim Manee.
A right good sign of summer
Is standing out real plain.
It's stronger than the green grass
The thunder or the rain.
It's easy, folks, to tell it
If you'll just look aroun'.
You'll notice all the youngsters' arms
Are turning red and brown.
P. S. "Go on, mine are darker
GAMES FOR TODAY
. Philadelphia at Chicago.
Boston at Pittsburgh.
Brooklyn at St. Louis. v
New York at CincinatL
Chicago at Philadelphia.
St. Louis at New York.
Detroit at Boston.
Cleveland at Washington.
Chicago at Pittsburgh.
Kansas City at Baltimore.
St. Louis at Buffalo.
Indianapolis at Brooklyn.
Bad habits of thinking pass in
sensibly into actual mental disease.
Suspiciousness, sensitiveness, seclu
siveness, brooding, anxiety, fear, fret
ting, overwork, etc., are apt to pave
the way for serious mental trouble in
Old-Fashioned Individual Well,
little man, building a castle?
Fin de Siecle Infant Nope. This
is a hotel; there is no money in cas
tles. Harper's Magazine.
Fair Tuesday and probably Wed
nesday; somewhat warmer; gentle
east to south breezes.
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