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YOL. XXXIL ATTENTIONCITY COUNCIL OCCUPIED UNTIL A LATE HOUR MONDAY NIGHT Session Was One of Mote than Ordinary Length Because of Great Nomber of Subjects Presented for Consider ation Several Petition, Applications, Etc., Filed for Disposition— The Canon City Record Made the Official Paper One of the longest sessions of the city council for many months resalted from the deliberations of that body at Its regular semi-monthly meeting Monday night. An early adjournment nil been anticipated, but such a mul titude of matters came up for consid eration that it was well on toward midnight before Anal disposition had been made of them. Manager B. M. Mullins of the Crys tal Ice company and A. C. Jensen ap peared before the council and ad dressed the members at considerable length in relation to the payment of a salary to Geo. R. Caasedy as chief of the paid and volunteer Are depart ments. They were present as an ac credited committee from the volun teer organisation and asked that Mr. Gassedy be placed upon the salaried list of the city. It was pointed out that Mr. Caasedy had been a most ef- Ident and self-sacrificing chief and that he had served the community In that capacity for a period of sixteen years without compensation of any hind. On motion the petition of Messrs Collins and Jensen was referred to the members of the Are committee with Instructions to report at the aezt regular meeting of the council. An application was read from Rich ard Houle as food Inspector asking for an Increase in salary of twenty- Ave dollars s month, which would Ax his compensation at twelve hundred dollars a year. In view of the fact COMPLAINS THAT NOT ENOUGH CARE IS TAKEN IN CLEANING BOTTLES Food Inspector Richard Houle com plains that sufficient care is not tak en by milk consumers in cleaning the bottles and other vessels In which the milk is delivered at their homes be fore returning them to the dairymen. In many cases they are neglected en tirely after their contents are empt li and are taken back to the dairy, twenty-four hours later, in an un sanitary condition. As a rule Mr. Houle has had bnt little difficulty with the dairyman, as they have allows for the most part, a desire to comply with the inspection ordinance of the city. If the dairy patrons will do their share In the matter there will be little trouble from the milk supply of the community. Now that DEATH CLAIMS SECOND VICTIM OF EXPLOSION AT CRIPPLE CREEK Crlpplo Creek. May 19.—Char lee Johneon. the miner who drilled Into the missed hole Monday evenln* and earned the fatal explosion, died from hie Injuries at the Blater'a hospital at three o'clock this morning. The de ceased was about IS yeara of age and from conversations with his fellow workmen Is thought to have relatives residing In Ohio. A membership card of the Western Federation of Miners, dated June. 1(07. from McCabe naloa, 111, eras also found among hla effects. Johnson was formerly employed at the portal heedlag of the drainage tunnel and recently returned to the district from Arisons. It dev sloped yesterday hr a search at the offsets of Nicholas Juniper, the aaaae given by the man when employ ad by the tnaaal, that Ma esrrsst name la MMholaa JtmpertsC. betters ad recent dads from Ma sister aad mother red flag at 141 Me attest. that he was compelled to furnish his own horse Mr. Houle thought that he was Justly entitled to the Increased pay. Owing to the exceptional de mands upon the city treasury this year it was found that it would be im possible to comply with the request at this time. and. on motion, the appli cation was laid on the table. The city clerk laid before the coun cil a list of persons prepared by Street Commissioner 8. B. George of those who are liable under the ordin ances to pay a poll tax to assist in the maintainance of the streets and al leys. The list contains approximately €OO names and will be used upon which to predicate tha tax levy. All able bodied male citizens between the ages of twenty-one and sixty year* are subject to the provisions of the or dinance. which requires the payment of three dollars per annum for each citizen, or. two days work on the public streets. Some question having arisen in re lation to the poll tax ordinance the matter of the levy under Its provis ions was referred to the ordinance committee and the city attorney with instructions to report their recom mendations at the next regular meet ing of the council. Water Superintendent Chas. W. Van Patten made application for a thirty days leave of absence on salary for the purpose of attending the bi-an nual convention of the National Wat e warm weather la coming on Mr. Houle is desirous of throwing every possible safeguard about the milk supply, and. very naturally, thinks that he is entitled to the co-operation of the public in the discharge of bis duty. To assist In bis work Mr. Houle requests all families receiving milk from the local dairies to see to It that the bottles are rinsed with cold water Immediately after the contents are emptied, and. later, scalded out and set aside In a cool place to await their collection by the drivers of the milk wagons. There need be no trou ble from Canon City’s milk supply if consumers exercise ordinary cleanli ness in the care of the vessels In which It Is delivered to them. Y.. were found qnd these relatives have been communicated with. The In quest upon the two dead miners will be held today. In the meantime all work at the Intermediate shaft has been suspended. The Injured men are suffering from the effects of powder smoke today, but otherwise their con dition la Improving. R. & Ooolbnugh of Cripple Creek Is spending the week visiting hla family la this city. Mr. Ooolheagh la engaged la the mercantile haslasee la Cripple Creek nad reports trade an being very good at present. He will return to the district on Monday. Mies Nellie Pel tar eases over from a vhdt at several creaks dataMna with her parents. .Mr. aad Mrs. U W. Met ier, ghe Is plasm lag se apsad as least kasan .... -.v*. . — •-mf'. <• . CANON CITY. COLORADO.THURSDAY, MAY ao, igog er Superintendents* association, to be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, be tween the eighth and fifteenth of June. The request of Mr. Van Patten was granted with the understanding that he will make an official report to the council of the proceedings of the convention. Alderman E. C. Hiatt, chairman of the water committee, stated that un der authority granted by the previous council a contract had been entered into for the construction of three sus pension bridges across the Arkansas river in the Royal Gorge for the com bined use of the city and the water works contractors. Messrs. Lumsden and Gordon had agreed to furnish the cables and hangers and the city had promised to pay for the lumber and the cost of erection. 8- A. Van Buskirk had been employed to construct the bridges and put them in place for thirty dollars each. The proposed bridges will have spans of ninety feet, eighty-five feet and seventy-sev en feet respectively and will be of great advantage in the maintainance of the waterworks pipe line through the grand canon. On motion C. F. Skinner, the pres ent park commissioner, was -given power to make arrests and ail other things which a police officer may of right do. Harry Btewart was also ARTISTS’ RECITAL ON MONDAY NIGHT WAS A DISTINGUISHED SUCCESS The artists* recital given at the First Presbyterian church Monday night by Mrs. Wallace Cahill Ayer, of New York City, formerly a soprano singer with the "Bostonians/* Dr. John H. (lower, of Denver, one of the most famous organists in the country, and the latter’s son. Master J. H. Iwe we* Gower, was In no wise a disap pointment to those who had looked forward to a musical treat. The pro gram was a delightful one from be ginning to end and was of such a character as to be rarely enjoyed out side of the larger citiea of the coun try. Aa a vocalist, the equal of Mrs. Ay er has seldom been heard in Colorado outside of grand opera, and too much praise cannot be bestowed upon her work of Monday night. She is. Indeed, one of the queens of song and It is a: QUARTETTE OF GREEKS ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF A CASE OF SHOES A Denver and Rio Grande freight car in the yards here was broken into a few nights ago and a case of shoes consigned to a dealer- in Newcastle. Colorado, stolen. A number of Greeks, who have been employed here for sev eral weeks In connection with the bal lasting of the new track between here and Florence, were suspected of the crime and four of them were placed under arrest about six o'clock Tues day night charged with the offense. There was twenty-four pairs of shoes in the missing case, a portion of which were found by the officers In the possession of the suspected par ties. The men believed to have been guilty of the crime were in the act of leaving town to assist in rmovlng the rock from the Denver and Rk> Grande tunnel at Tennessee pass when Sheriff Esser and his deputies appear ed on the scene and took them into custody. Although several pairs of the shoes were found secreted away among their clothing they denied the theft In toto; claiming to have found them in the ditch on Park avenue. East Canon. Special Agent EM. Mitch ell of Salida. is working on the matter In conjunction with the local authori ties and some more arrests are likely to be made. In the meantime the sus pects will remain In the county jail. POWDER EXPLOSION INJURES TWO MINERS Trlaldad. May I»—Th* fall of a min* lamp tato a bag of powdar at tkt Viator Fa*l compoay'a mlac at Dal araa yaaterday morning Inflicted par bap* fatal fajariao apoa Quintal la Catttal. a Oraak mtaor, who la ao bad ly baraad a boot tfea haad. faoa aad ehaat that M la iIomM ha aaaaot ra aoaar. Tha aaplnalao aaaaad a fall at ihM v r- s . -tfr- •• y V- ;• :• WEEKLY commissioned policeman to act as substitute for City Marshal D. J. Houston during the letter's leave of absea?e to take a naval deserter to San Francisco. The long pending question in relation to the laying of two inch water pipe between Eighth and Ninth streets on Hasel avenue was finally disposed of by ordering its installation, provided the cost does not exceed one hundred and twenty five dollars. The sanitary sewer ordinance, which has been such a prolific source of discussion and complaint for sev eral months, came in for its usual share of deliberation Monday night and was debated pro and con for half and hqur without any very tangible results. On motion of Alderman Coop er it was decided to proceed diligent ly with the enforcement of the ordin ance. An amendment to section three of the bill posters ordinance was pre sented by Alderman W. T. Wallace, the adoption of which will require non-residents to pay into the city treasurer a license of five dollars a day for bill posting, or for the distrib ution of hand bills, circulars and oth er advertising matter within the city limits. On motion of Alderman Cooper the Canon City Record was made the of- (Continued on Page Four.) privilege and a distinction to hear her of which the people of Canon City are not unappreciative. Dr. Gower stands in the very fore front of the organists of the country, and his superb playing Monday night will long remain a pleasing memory by those fortunate enough to hear it. Dr. Gower was. until recently, organ ist at S f *. John's cathedral in Denver, and is one of the most distinguished musicians in that city. Master Gower is only eleven years of age. but is al ready one of the masters of instru mental music. The recital was given under the tuspices of the membership of West minster Guild of the Presbyterian church and was well attended. The public owes a debt of gratitude to those who made so delightful a re cital possible. It was an Intellectual ind artistic success. BLOOD POISON SETS IN AND SERIOUS CONDITION ENSUES It will be a matter of regret to read ers of the Daily Record to learn that the condition of little Miss Genevieve Cox. who had the misfortune to break her right arm while playing with 9ome companions in the City park last Sunday afternoon, has become very serious as the result of blood poison ing. She was conveyed from her home on Riverside avenue. South Canon, to the hospital in this city Tuesday af ternoon and her arm amputated near the shoulder to prevent the poison from spreading to other parts of her system. The amputation was perform ed by Dr. Oochems of Salida and was a successful piece of surgical work. The condition of the little sufferer Tuesday afternoon was such as to create the utmost apprehension as to the outcome of her Illness. Indeed, it is yet regarded as critical. She is sev en years of i&e and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grant Cox. Her father, who is employed at Leadville. came home on Monday and has since been at her bedside. NEW SUPERINTENDENT FOR FLORENCE SCHOOLS Florence. May If.—A meeting of the school board was held Monday night at the high school during which the teacher* who are to All the various position* were elected. All the former teachers who applied were reinstated. A new aaperlntendent was elected to All the place occupied by Prof. K. A. Kenyoa for many years bat who this year did not make application for the position. K. B. Godfrey of Benton. La.. Ihe now naan, cornea highly rec ommended and wall quallAed. It was daoldad to hare an In at rector In mannal training and drawing awd Mias Clara BUUa was appointed. A resolution was passed re*airing all YOUNG MAN ACCIDENTALLY KILLED AT WILLIAMSBURG ON SUNDAY MORNING Dynamite Explosion Inf Shaft Hurts Piece of Timber a Distance of Two Hundred and Twenty-five Feet, Striking the Victim In the Head—lnstantly Killed Evan Albett, a young man about twenty years of age, was accidentally killed at Williamsburg as the result of a blast in a mining shafe at 2:45 o'clock last Sunday morning. For several days past the Rocky Moun tain Fuel company, which owns the coal mines at that place, has been engaged in sinking a shaft near the center of the town and it was while at work there that young Albett lost his life. The shaft was forty-two feet in depth and a tripod had been erected directly over it as a means of hoist ing the loose rock as fast as it was blasted by the miners. The company has been requested by the village au thorities to use the maximum quan tity of powder in its blasting opera tions as there was danger of injuring people in the vicinity in consequence of fying rock from the bottom of the shaft For some reason the request was disregarded in making one of the blasts Sunday morning and the un usual quantity of the explosive used destroyed the tripod and blew a large GEO. R. CASSEDY TO LIBERATE MANY TROUT IN THE MOUNTAIN STREAMS George R- Cassedy will be busy sev eral days next week distributing trout fry in the streams of Fremont and Custer counties. He has been exceed ingly fortunate in securing from Fish and Game Commissioner Holland of Denver several consignments of brook trout from the state hatchery at Glen wood Springs for liberation in the wa ters of this section of Colorado, in deed. through the liberality of Mr. Holland and his lieutenants and the enterprise of Mr. Cassedy the streams of this part of the state will afford fine fishing for the sportsmen in the course of a few years. In no part of Colorado are the streams better adapted to the propagation and growth of trout than they are in this vicinity; certainly, nobody is more familiar with their requirements than Mr. Cassedy. who knows exactly where they will thrive best. On Mon day Superintendent F. A. Gordon of the Glen wood Springs hatchery will GRAND ARMY VETERANS MEET FOR THEIR ANNUAL STATE CONVENTION Trinidad. May 19—Politics occupied she center of the stage on the opening day of the G. A. R. encampment and four candidates are vigorously .lobby ing for the coveted plum of depart ment commander. The main fight ap pears to be between 1. H. Burt of Colorado Spring* and John W Win gate or Durango. The latter is showing the greatest strength and according to reports cir culating among the various delega tions .will doubtless be elected to that Important post. Dexter T. Sapp of Ouaalaoa. Is saintly pulling his wires and It Is believed that he will show great strength when the convention opens this morning. Grand JunnMon and Boulder are the two cities of the stats that are waging a campaign to sesnre the next de partment encampment- It appears to k •• t NO 18 amount of the wooden curbing out of the shaft. Ablett, with David Frew, another miner, had gone a distance of one hundred and eighty-two feet from the mouth of the shaft and were sitting down awaiting the explosion, when the former was struck on the side of the head by a flying beam of wood six or eight feet In length, and instantly killed. Mr. Frew had his hat knocked off by the timber that caused the death of his companion, but es caped without injury of any kind. The relatives of the deceased young man have resided at Rockvale many years and are well known In that part of the county. Coroner Graves went to Rockvale this afternoon for the purpose of making an official in quiry into the unfortunate affair. That portion of the tripod that kill ed Ablett was hurled a distance of two hundred and twenty-five feet from the entrance to the shaft, or forty feet beyond where the two men were sitting at the time of the explo sion. The funeral will, probably, take place tomorrow. ship 50,000 brook trout to Mr. Cassedy at Texas Creek, which he will release in North and South Colony creaks in Custer county. The following day he will receive from the same source twelve cans of fish, or. €O,OOO fry, for liberation in Cottonwood and Hayden creeks. Through the endeavors of Mr. Cassedy there will be shipped on Tu esday, eight cans, or 40,000 fry, to Florence for South Hardscrabble creek. County Commissioner William R. Allred has been listed, through the influence of Mr. Cassedy. with the su perintendent of the Glen wood* Springs hatchery and will be forwarded a large consignment of trout from that place for stocking the streams in the neighborhood of Howard. The efforts of Fish and Game Commissioner Hol land and Mr. Cassedy to stock the streams of this section of the state with fame fish cannot fail to be appre ciated by the people of Fremont coun ty. is selected from the western part of state the encampment will go to the other portion. Fully 600 visitors reached the city yesterday and a total of about SOO are enjoying the hospitality of Trinidad which is most lavish. In Woman's Relief corps circles Mrs. Elolse Lehow, the present presi dent. yesterday made the announce ment that she would sot again hsnoms a candidate, which lenses the rase open to Mrs. Stella Newman of Bn vnr. The bwslness of the a A. R. began late yesterday afternoon whoa ins on live committees met at the headquart ers at the Oorlaads hotel. The seals teatare of today, which I* the big day of the on os moment. Is ths O. A. R. cases *ro which win tabs Plane at the Wont theatre al I p a. sad which will he addressed hp <bs