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REV. DR. JOSEPH VANCE
DELIVERED ELOQUNT BACCAL AUREATE SERMON LAST NIGHT Pastor of Hyde Park Presbyterian Chorch, Chicago, Gave Gradttating Class of Canon City High School Some Wise and Philosophic Ad monition for Government of Their Lives The baccalaureate sermon address ed to the members of the graduating class of the Canon City High school at the First Presbyterian church Sun day night by Rev. Dr. Joseph Vance, pastor of the congregation of the Hyde Presbyterian church of Chicago, was one of the most masterly dis courses of the kind ever delivered here and the students are to be con gratulated upon securing him for the occasion. Dr. Vance is one of the com missioners to the Presbyterian gen eral assembly, now in session in Den ver and came here as the guest of Rev. J. T. Thomas, whom he had known from boyhood. There was a splendid audience and the sermon was in keeping with the extraordinary character of the event. Men and women of all denominational affiliation had gathered to pay the tribute of their presence to the mem bers of the class and to listen to the words of the distinguished speaker. After an introduction by Rev. Thomas in which he was eulogized as one of the most eminent divines of his church in the central west. Dr. Vance said that it gave him pleasure to be present and to be priviliged to speak to the graduating class on some of the things touching the future. Dr. Vance prefaced his sermon by describing the Greek love of athletic*, particularly of running, because it brought out the best physical char acteristics of those who entered the lists. He said It was the custom at the Isthmian and Olympic games to have erected upon the race course three posts; one at the starting point, one at the middle and the other at the end. Upon the first was inscribed the words, "speed you.** on the sec ond, "do your best." and. on the third, "stop." This he said was symbolic of the race of life and is as applicable NOW ON EXHIBITION AT AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, N. Y. The last issue of ihe Presbyterian Banner, published in Pittsburg. Pa., under the caption. "Bits of Other Worlds." contains the following edi torial comment on the meteorite found by Robt. Pope. Jr., of this city and a companion while riding the cattle ranges near the head of Cur rant creek a year or so ago. The me teorite will be remembered as having been displayed In front of J. M. An derson ft Company's store on Main street here for several days Inst win ter. It was subsequently sold to an Eastern collector for a sum. said to have been eleven hundred dollars, and taken to New York. The Banner says: "The American Museum of Natural History In New York has recently acquired the Guffey meteorite by pur chase from O. R. Cassedy. of Canon City. Colorado. This specimen of me teoric Iron Is about three *eet long, fifteen Inches wide an«t eight Inches thick. It resembles n wedge In shape and weighs 6H2 pounds. The fragment was discovered by two cattlemen In 1907 In Fremont county, near Guffey. Colo., on the banks of the French water river. Guffey is a little town of three hundred Inhabitants about twen ty miles southwest of Cripple Creek. The surface of the meteorite Is beau tifully pitted and scored ns an effect of friction with the atmosphere In Its flight. It will be put on exhibition In Long ago the Scotch learned this. The sturdy old Scotchman must be amused at the recent "discoveries" that oatmeal is the best (ood in the world. Our scientific men have been making experiments which prove that Ameri cans eat too much fat and grease and not enough cereals. The Scotchmen say: “Look at our nation as proof. The sturdiest nation on earth.” Still we have one good point to make. We make better oatmeal than the Scotch. They buy Quaker Scotch Oats Pnd consider it the leader of all oatmeals to be had anywhere. Quaker Scotch Oats is put up in the regular sixe packages. For those living at a distance front the store the large atoa faonfly puttrage of Qunfcae Oats wig THE CANON CITY RECORD, THURSDAY' MAY 27, 1909 dow as it was when the world was young. ‘'The most beautiful things I have ever seen in literature, asserted Dr. Vance, “are in the Bible.” He then quoted the thirteen verses of the thir teenth chapter of second Corinthians, beginning, ‘‘Though I speak with the tongues of men and angels and have not charity, 1 am become as a sound ing brass, or a tinkling cymbal.” ' This chapter.” he continued, ‘‘has been alluded to as a rope of pearls. In the beauty of its diction it is with out parallel In secular language." The discourse was predicated on the first clause of the last terse of the twelfth chapter of first Corinthians, which is as follows: ‘‘But covet earn estly the best gifts.” It is not a crime, according to Dr. Vance, to be am bitious, provided the aspiration is not in contravention to the precepts and teachings of religion. Men and women should covet the best books, newspap ers and magazines, for by taking in the best they receive a helpfulness that would not be possible with infer ior companionship. The best thing that people can do is to link their lives with God's and accept the plan of salvation. If men and women would get the best there is In life they must let God govern it. One of the best gifts is truth. It is the thing more than any other worth dying for. and. being true to the truth, is pre-eminently the thing worth liv ing for. Dr. Vance is more than ordin arily eloquent and his enunciation so clear as to leave nothing to be desired so far as his delivery is concerned. It was a distinct intellectual treat to the people of Canon City to hear Dr. Vance Sunday morning and Sunday night, and. the large gatherings pres ent on both occasions, proclaimed thHr appreciation of his visit here. th<* foyer of Use museum anions the other great meteorites already there, chief of which are the three brought back from Cape York. Greenland, by Peary: the Willmette meteorite, found near Portland. Ore., and large frag ments of the Canon Diablo meteorite from Arisona. The stone meteorite from Scott county. Kan., which weighs 20Vi pounds, a small specimen, but one of the largest of its kind, and an Iron meteorite slab from Gibeon, West Africa, will also be placed in ths collection of meteorites in the museum foyer. The mass from which the Iron slab fell in Africa welghd about fire hundred pounds and went to the Hamburg Museum. The slab owned by the American Museum will be attached to aa iron cast of the original meteorite before it la put on exhibition." GUMPTION ON THE FARM. There It only om way to tke touli of ofi —the way of your owi heart Some men who lore their • wives seem really afraid they will And It out. um nil known our own minds; evrybody ought certainly to know this much. Just one furrow plowed through n field that Is soaked with water will hurry the process of drying a good many days. About that boy of yours: Are you going to make the farm Interesting to him this year by giving him a real stake In the stock and crops? Trusting to memory till night, be fore you set down money paid out. is dangerous. Do It right off. Carry a lit tle book In your pocket and use It whenever there Is anything to make a minute of. When you haul off the rubbish la the spring do not damp It by the road side. Haul k Into some old mossy, braky pasture and burn It Pile np the combustible material by Itself. Dig a hole somewhere In the pasture and bury the old tin cans, old palls, oat at Ight Wnm Pfcm Journal. Tk. . iw. • a . . PLANTED 50,000 TROUT FRY IN UPPER BEAVER BEAVER CREEK SUNDAY George R. Cassedy, with several as sistants, left here at 4 o’clock last Saturday morning with 50,00 trout fry for Upper Beaver creek, which they liberated in its waters, six or seven miles above Fancher’s ranch. It was a very laborious and difficult matter to get the fish so far up the stream from the wagon road, and for a long dist ance the cans containing the fish had to be carried on the backs of men em ployed by Mr. Cassedy for the pur pose. The roads were so muddy from the rain of the previous day that six hours was required to drive from here to Fancher’s ranch. Mr. Cassedy left this afternoon to drive for Texas creek from which place he will take 40,00 trout fry over into Custer coun ty, where they will be turned loose In North and South Colony creeks.. Lincoln Park Notes. S. B. Whitlow has made some not iceable improvements in the place oc cupied by him on Sherman avenue. The changes not only add to the convenience of the family, but add to the attractiveness of the corner. Another Sherman aveune resident who has greatly improved the looks of his place is J. E. Freidinger. He has grubbed out the peach fillers and leveled and cleaned up generally. The place of Mr. Beckwith as prin cipal of the local school, for which he filed no application, has been filled by the election of Joseph Colgate, a brother of Mr. Geo. E. Colgate. Mr. Beckwith will seariously devote him self to plans he has had in mind for some years and which, if successful, will advance him toward a cherished goal without interfering with his Park interests, as the school did. The charter of the Grand Avenue Chapter of the American Woman’s League arrived and the members are actively engaged in scouring their quoat of subscriptions to Collier's Weekly. Success, Delieneater, Every body's and the National Daily . so as to comple'e the requirements of the Chapter House. New members are being enlisted almost daily. D. W. Ross has now completed the cement ditch, curb, walks, culverts, and the picket fence set in cement. It has been rather a costly job. but it has set the mark for the Park and besides setting the community a good example. Mr. Ross has settled his fence and ditch troubles for the rest of his days. The new board of county commis sioners are still at their good work on the Park roads. McKinley and Grande have been receiving atten tion as well as some of the further out streets. Now that the county commissioners have graded McKinley street, it would be a fine thing if the school board would grade and sand some walks at least along the school grounds or, better yet, from Sherman to Grand. That is an especially bad place and one that is much traveled on foot. The school yard is also in greea! need of another sanding. BOARD OF EDUCATION IN SOUTH CANON ELECT TEACH ERS FOR NEXT YEAR At the last meeting of the members of the South Canon board of educa tion a corps of teachers was elected for the next scholastic year as fol lows : High school —Miss l>aura Humph rey. principal; Miss Apnle Garwood. Miss Slaught. Fourth Street school —Miss Eldora Britt, principal; Miss Pearl Hall. Mrs. A. L Jeffrey. Miss Marie Kier. Miss Estella Garwood. Miss Verna Ashton. Lincoln Pa»“k William Colgate principal; C. G. Miss Essie Haines. Miss Cora Woodford. FOR LOUN6IN6 PURPOSES ■-'^SmS^ K! y :.; we make up a aplandtd lias of Barge Suits and other fabrics. Tet •’ e Serfs Is the most serviceable fabric sftsr all. It Is tbs choice thins tor vacation clothes, boos mss It will stand no and of rough: usage and always looks neat and fresh. Bat we make up Out ing Salts la all of tbs popular fabrics, sad • can gaaraatee . eototortable St at an aaap pries Reanaasber we clean and press both lad tee’ and seatleasa'* dotkea. Uthei steam or dry eleaa. Call tor pom work and denser, ike beat aualpped plaea la the dtp tor this mark. IDctiilliciddy Coming! T to Canon City —AT THE— Hotel Denton (Formerly St. Clood Hotel) Friday and Saturday JUNE II and 12 Dr. K. C. Sapero Oculist and Aorist Eye, Ear, Hose and Throat Specialist of Is too well known to vJr! oeed an 7 introduction His references are his patients—your neigh bors and friends. Uuadreds of Patients la this Vicinity >o Incurable Cases Takes. Cataracts removed and cross eyes straightened. Granulated eyelids, sore eyes, catarrh and deafness successful ly treated. Glasses scientificially ad justed by the latest and most approved up-to-date methods. Dlfticalt l ases Solicited. Bring year School Children. Over 20,000 Patients treated in California. Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Kansas. A large stock of glasses and artificial eyes on hand. A large proportion of headaches, hysteria, insomnia, chorea (St. Vitus dance), nervous prostration, hallucina tion. stomach troubles, and other ical maladies, when of a nervous na ture, are caused by eye strain. The removal of the cause effects a perma nent cure. Physicians Investigate his methods of correcting errors or refraction. Dr. Bapero has been practicing in Colorado for many years. He is a graduate of the leading medical col leges of Europe and this country, and Is licensed to practice by the Stats Board of Medical Examiners of Colo rado and other states. References ing citizens of Canon City and vicinity, now under treatment. Those unfortunate and unable to pay will receive medical and surgical treatment free. Remember £ He cures where others fail. Over 17 years' practical experience. Thousands Cleat, whom he has cared, furnished on demand. Dr. Sapera has been rlsttiaa Cases City repalarly for away years. AH work frnaraateed er mosey reloaded. If yoa desire te reasalt the Deeter. pleaee make appelatmeat early. Ceasaltatfea sad EsamJaatioa far Glasses Free. CHRISTIANS TAKE ONE FROM THE METHODISTS Prof. Thompson's class of the First M. E. S S. played the adult team of the First Christian S. S. last evening, and was defeated by one score. The (came was an interesting one from the start to finish, and finished mighty in teresting for the Christian men in view of the fact that they were defeat ed in a previous game by the same team. The score on this occasion was 12 to 11. There were about 100 rooters and spectators present and a good time ensued. Buch even practice con tests assures the “fans*’ of some in teresting games when the real sched ule is played off. Watch for date of the opener. THE ESSENTIALS FOR A GAME OF BASE BALL SIM PLE AND INEXPESIVE The essential apparatus for base ball Is simple and inexpensive. All that is required is a held, a stick, the ball itself, and police protection for the umpire. One advantage of the game as played professionally, is that those sitting in the grand stand can play the game a great deal better than the eighteen men on the dia mond. It is also true that any one of the spectators, even though perched on a telephone pole across the street or lookiog through a knothole in the fence beyond right field, can judge of the pttcher’a skill or the runner's fleetness, much more intelligently than the arbiter who stands behind the battery. The great merit of the game is that the people can partici pate in It. It Is not Uke bridge whist. Its science is not synonymous with silence. The thing to do la to take off your coat and root as long and as loudly at you can, even if you don't knew what ta happening. B. W. McOfianell. experienced ahow nan. who It building the “Monitor" and -Merrlaane" attraction at the Bx poelUoa at BhUi. eaye that the ex hibition will (he ant beautiful In Me- The Harlequin Cabbage Bug This insect is more common in the Southern part of the United States than in Colorado; nevertheless, it has made its appearance in districts far toward the north of the state. It be longs to the true bugs and, of course, does its injury by sucking the juice from the leavsß and stems of the plant, causing them to wither and the plant to die. It is injurious to cab bage. mustard, radish, and other plants of this nature. The eggs are very small and usual ly deposited in two parallel rows, about a dozen in each bunch. The newly hatched insects are green, marked with black, but as they grow they become flattened, bright red, black, and yellow markings. The eggs hatch on the tird or fourth day af ter laying, and the young bugs are ready to reproduce many generations during the season, which permits the insects to become very injurious where they have secured a foothold. The insect is very difllcult to kill. Even the ordinary remedies for bugs appear to have very little effect upon this insect. This may be helped by planting a trap crop of mustard, which attracts the insects from the main crop, and where the kerosene emulsion may be applied with suffi cient strength to kill both bugs and plants without, of course, loss to the crop. Sometimes the planting of radishes among the cabbage plants will attract the bugs away from the cabbage and prevent injury for the present. As already stated, this is a south ern insect, particularly. It will not live over in our Colorado climate in any except the mildest winters. Con sequently, if upon its appearance it can be kept from doing injury during the current year, there is little pros pect that It will survive the winter and form a serious pest the next year. This makes the use of trap crops es pecially applicable to conditions in this state. S. ARTHUR JOHNSON*, Colorado Agricultural College. Fort Collins. WRITES BOOK TO VARY THE MONOTONY OF HIS IM PRISONMENT IN THE PEN To relieve the monotony of life in the Canon City penitentiary, D. W. Silverhorn, one of the smoothest crooks ever arrested in this city, is turning his attention to literature and has written a letter to The Gazette, offering for publication his "Reminis cences of a Russian Spy.” The stories are supposed to concern his own ex periences in various parts of the world. The fluency with which Silverhorn could rattle off fairy tales about him self. while he was in the toils in this city, gave him the reputation among local officers of being a dope fiend and the most entertaining liar they had ever encountered. Shorn of all imag inary stunts, however, the criminal record of Silverhorn as a confidence man and burglar, was sufficient to earn him a sentence of 10 years in the penitentiary at the hands of Judge W. S. Morris for grand larceny committed in this city. Silverhorn who has been a globe trotter, has considerable educa tion, is a good penman and his face tious disposition is shown in the fol lowing reference to his sentence in the district court. In his letter to The Gazette he says: "In February 190 S at the sincere ad-, vice of my advising physician. Judge W. S. Morris. I consented to embrace a life of dignified retirement for a period of 10 years. But as this popular resort has long since lost all its nov Our Travelers’ Checks ARE Sale, Convenient and Available When taking a trip, in this coun try or abroad, remember to take with you our Travelers’ Checks. They afford safety for your funds, are convenient to carry and are avail able everywhere. For sale in suitable denominations. FRjEMONT COUNTY NATIONAL BANK Canon City, Colorado Oldest Bank In This Section CAPITAL liqouoooqo ■ ESTABLISHED if** , . - ; - THREE Do You Get Up With a Lame Back? Kidney Trouble Makes Ton Miserable, Almost everyone knows of Dr. Kilmer’s Swamp-Root, the great kidney, liver and - . bladder remedy, be "!J 1 1 cause of its re mar k • I aWe iiealth restoring I Ik properties. Swamp ■ XTKSI R - ooi - ,u - !;^s almost l every v. i: h in over ikl l P;** coming rheumatism, \y~~ Y, jjji , pain i:i '.he back, kid u ‘, r __ ijjju neys, liver, bladder l? and every part of the | •__ ; . tirinarv' passage. It ■ ill l& ~ *' corrects inability to hold water and scalding pain in passing it, or bad effects following use of liquor, wine or beer, and overcomes that unpleasant necessity of being compelled to go often through the day, and to get up many times during the night. Swamp-Root is not recommended for everything but if you have kidney, liver or bladder trouble, it will be found just the remedy you need. It has been thor oughly tested in private practice, and has proved so successful that a special ar rangement has been made by which all readers of this paper, who have not al ready tried it, may have a sample bottle sent free by mail; also a book telling more about Swamp-Root, and bow to find out if you have kid- « ney or bladder trouble. When writing mention fr" reading this generous offer in this paper and HHMttttlMH send your address to Dr. Kilmer & Co., Binghamton, N. Y. The regular fifty-cent and one-dollar size bottles are sold by all druggists. Don’t make any mistake but remember the name. Swamp-Root, Dr. Kilmer’s Swamp-Root, and the ad dress, Binghamton, N. Y.,on every bottle. elty to me. I am doing some writing as a means of diverting ray “tink* ‘ank, etc.” The “Reminiscences of a Russian Spy” is the result of his eforts at di version.—Colorado Springs Gazette. CARBOLIC ACID USED IN KILLING DANDELION In a happy and decidedly successful solution of the dandelion problem at the State School of the Deaf and Blind in this city, Superintendent W. K. Argo is using a small portion of mon ey left by the late W. S. Stratton. Mr. Stratton bequeathed a certain amount to the school, the interest on which is to go for prizes among the pupils. Su perintendent Argo has offered prizes to the boys digging up the most dan delions on the school grounds, and about 30 boys are working on the lawn several hours ev -y day. They wear bibs and overalls, and carefully save the extracted dandelions in their pockets, to be counted and placed to their credit at the close of the day. The grounds are rapidly being rid of the troublesome flower. W. D. Pierce, manager of the Fair mount and Riverside cemeteries in Denver, is actively engaged in a cru sade against dandelions, and his meth- ‘ od. which seems to be most efficient, might well be adopted by Colorado Springs people whose lawns are over ridden with the yellow pest. Pierce puts crude carbolic acid, which costs 50 cents per gallon, in an oil can, and places four or five drops in the head of the dandelion. This acid soaks into the roots, and in a day or two the whole plant, root, branch and stem is dead. Many local residents have used gasoline with success in killing dandelions, as suggested in a Gaxette editorial yesterday. Mayor W. H. Spurgeon has delayed setting a date for a general “house cleaning day*’ in Colorado Springs, for a few days, until the funds in the street department will warrant the extra expense inonrred in hauling away the rubbish collected by house holders.—Colorado Springs Gazette.