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The Cañon City Record.
VOL. XXXIV. FRED E. SISSON HEADS K. OF P. Elected Grand Chancellor of State Pyth ians—Mrs. Lucy Hillman Selected Grand Chief of Pythian Sisters. GUAM) LODGE OFFICERS Supreme KeprfMiUtlte>—W. E. KoMdmiii, Denver. • rami Chancellor.—Fred E. Sisson, Pueblo • Grand Vice Chancellor—C. M. Kel loir, Trinidad. 4 Grand Prelate—A. S. Hallenbeck, Trinidad. Grand Keeper of Record* and Seal* —W. S. O’Brien. Grand Master of Exchequer—(l. 11. Illnrhell, U Junta. Grand Master at Arms—F. F. Kehrel her, Colorado City. Grand Inner Gnard—Geo. Clark, Denver. Grand Onter Gnard—E. B. Coalter, | Greeley. Grand Trustee- John Allison, Cripple Creek JEW OFFICERS OF PYTHIAN SISTERS. • Chief Mrs. Lory llillman. Delta. Senior Mrs. Mnrkle, a Caplto| Temple, Denver. Grand Jnnior Mrs. Terrj* Boulder.' Grand Manager Mr*. flick*, Telia* ride. Grand M. of R. A C. Mrs. Mar Ammerman. Colorado City. Grand M. of F.—Mrs. Iloefiler, Crip pie ( reek. (•rand Proteetor—Mrs. Bromley. Delores. (•rand Onter Guard Mrs. Ileaton. Pnehlo. Snpreme Rcpresrntatlves -Mrs. Jennie Warner, Fenn Temple. Den. ver. Ilternofe Mrs. Daley, \spen. The annual election of officers of the grand lodge. Knights of Pythias, and of the grand temple, Pythian I Biaters. took place today; the former' thin afternoon and the latter thia 1 morning There sere no contests In * r the Knights of Pythias grand l< dce * ■ representative to the supreme lodge • and for the ofltre of grand outer guard, and. In neither of them was the struggle a very long-drawn-out f or strenuous ono. Most of the officers succeeded to the honors awarded . them by a system of promotion and had no competition. In the sessions of the Pythian 81s- . ters’ grand temple there are seventy eight I«leKates registered, of which turn*'-eight past chiefs and dcle - bid bestowed upon .them the degree of the grand temple The officers of Colorado Brigade. l T nl- 1 form Bank. Knights of Pythias, are elected quadrennially and the term of General Burdick, now command- 1 Ing. does not expire until 1914 I’M FORM HANK IN SFSSJON. Re«olations \doptrd I xprc«* Thank* to Canon Citizen* for Mngnltl. | cent Treatment. The annual meeting of Colorado Brigade. Knights of Pythias, Uniform Hank, was held at headquarters at “Camp Wolbert" In the City park at 4 o’clock Tuesday afternoon with Gen eral 1%l win N. Burdick, of Denver, presiding There was present C. J. Jlendershott, adjutant general; 11. M. Turner. Inspector general; Captain Nat Fallek, brigade engineer; Dr. Oherrlngton, surgeon general; Ed ward Payton, mustering officer; Col. * * •**••••**■ t%4 thm Sml NhHmml • | verton; Major Barney Ginsberg of Florence; the Btaff officers of both the first and second regiments, the cap tains of Boulder, Pueblo, Ralph Talbot. Rathbon, Florence and Canon City companies and their lieu tenants and Col. Allen Jameson. It was the first full brigade meeting held iu four years and various matters i«ertalning to the Uniform Rank of the Grand Domain of Colorado was . discussed. Among other things a resolution was adopted thanking the press of | ('anon City for generous notices of the work of the Uniform Rank in Col orado; the citizens of the community J through the mayor for their magnifi cent treatment and hospitality; the chief of police and city officials for their courtesy and helpfulness; the warden of the penitentiary and his deputies; the officers and members of Coeur de T>eon the business men of Canon City and all others who have In any way contributed to the success and pleasure of the seven j teeoth annual encampment of the or : der. . General Burdick «tated this after , noon that the resolutions were prompt ed by the very hearty co-operation of i the people of Canon Cily In their ef forts to mak*> the encampment here one of the most pleasing in the his tory of the organization. “We have 'had a splendid time here and we can not too strongly express our appre j elation of the endeavors of the peo ple of the cmmunlty to make our stay here an enjoyahle one. The members of the brigade will carry back to their home* a delightful recollection 'of Canon City and splendid entertain ment afforded them while there.” FERN II DINS I)HILL. I Tuesday evening the interest of, those attending the Knights of Pyihlas I convention and the town folk center ed In the competitive drill hel l at the | \nncx hall. “ ! i Tl O competition commenced exact ly at twenty minutes after eight ajid 1 was witnessed by aa*e,Y,bl.ip<> .1 people,- taxing the capacity of tha hall to the utmost. This year only two lodges were ■ present, although others had been ! entered, and had been expected. It | happened that these two auxiliary or ganizations were from Denver. Fern N • 11 and Capitol No. SI. The rivalry between these two lodges, of course, [was very keen ;»* the result of the proximity of environment. The can* with which each team had . been trained was apparent in their quick responsiveness to every w>m , mnnd and the perfect simplicity and in erring accuracy with which they made every formation. Each team <ni Tried the same routine of formations and R was upon the merits of their work that the prize, two large ban ners, was awardod. | Fern No. 14 won the decision of | the Judge*, having been voted for by Dr H. II Detine, of Pueblo, and Mr. Foster, of Victor. Mr. Allen Jamieson of this city, the other judge, east his vole for Capitol 51. ‘Phis is the first year that Fern No ll liuh won recognition in competi tion. It being only the seeond year that they have had a drill team. Col onel Verdi berg of the Ist Colorado has drilled the team and In recogni tion of hla excellent services the ladles of the team presented him with *-«»im«.Mi M«tor Hdwsrd Dele of Mil- pips. CANON CITY RECORD, THURSDAY, \CGUST 81, 1»11. Mrs. Alice Werts, Grand Chief, made the speech of presentation and her words were hailed with a great do.il of acclaim. The principal banner is hand embroidered ind is the work of Past Grand Chief i Mrs. M. J. Cook and is valued at three hundred dollars. She presented it last year to Capitol temple and it has re posed In the hall of that lodge until this time. After the drill a delightful pro gramme of dancing was carried out I with the music furnished by Pegram’s ; orchestra of Pueblo. ' During an interim. Little Miss Mar guerite Allen, the artistic dancing maiden who has made such a hit at Eiitch’s in Denver and who has trav eled with Maude Feally throughout the country, entertained the assemb lage with a series of patriotic dances and a short portion of the Yama Yama dance. Her work met with a great deal of favor. i • KNIGHTS OF KHORASSKN DRILL TONIGHT. Probably what wi’l be the climax in any number of excellent drills, competitive and otherwise which ' have been held in this city since Monday morning will be the Grand j Street Parade and ceremonial session that will be held this evening on Main street and in Annex hall. This feature of every convention Is always looked forward to with a great deal of anticipation and Is al ways a great drawing card. Illumi nated figures and formations cause a | beautiful and magnificent pageant ! that can hardly be imagined and one that Is seldom surpassed. r • ■ CANON UTY COMPANY, UNIFORM j RANK, TO BL IUUORG AN I ZED. ' At brigade headquarters at "('amp i WoJLborf in the City park at 7 30 j • o clock this evmuiig Canon City com- ] i puny, l ui/oru. ltank, KnUkU of Py-| thus, will be re-organized by GenfenT Edwin N. Burdick and staff with 1 twenty-four members. For a number j of years Canon City had a flourishing company of the Uniform Rank, but | disintregralion took place and for i some time no organization of the kind has existed here. The present brigade « ncampmen here has stimulated a de sire on the part of the member*- of Coeur de Leon Lodge for such a com pany and the re-organization this ev ening is the result. The new companj will start out under favorable aus pices and nothing will be omitted t< assure Its permanency as an intregal part of the brigade. VISITORS GREATLY EN JOYED SKYLINE TRIP The complimentary excursion of th« Canon City Automobile club in hc.nc i of the officers, delegates and visitor*- to the Pythian Sisters grand tempi* at 4 o’clock Tuesday afternoon war a very successful and enjoyable affair The excursionists were delighted with the scenery and pronounced the pan oraum spread out before them from the drive one of the most beautiful they had ever seen. The Skyline tri will be one of the memorable inci dents in connection with the 191 1 meeting of the grand temple. THINK CANON MIGHT LAND KNIGHTS TEMPLAR CONCLAVE Ex-Governor Peabody has suggest ed to the business men’s association that CM non City might secure the 1912 state conclave of the Knights Temp lar* if the proper action is taken to secure It and efforts will be made to that end. The matter will be tkken up at once and an Invitation, carry ing with It assurances of splendid en tertainment. Issued without delay The Knights of Templat conclave would, probably, bring a thousand or twelve hundred visitors here and would be a fine body of people to en tertain. Prof, (‘has D Hall and family went to Denver on No. 10 |u take up hi* school work In the High School the first week In Ifteptember. WEEXI.y JUDGE RULES FOR DEFENSE Testimony Introduced by the Prosecution in the Beattie Case Puled Out. (By United Press.) Chesterfield Court House, Va. t Aug. 30. —The roads were impassible as the result of heavy rains and court convened three-quarters of an hour late. Louis Reeves, maid of honor at the Bertie wedding, testified that a hair pin found on the scene of the crime resembled Mrs. Beattie’s. Detective George Jarrell was call ed to refute the testimony given yesterday by Alexander Robertson, that a bloody trail ran along the road two miles from the scene of the crilbe Jarrell testified that he examin ed the turnpike carefully and saw no such trail. Fourteen other witness es corroborated Jarrall The state then rested and after a conference the court announced that it had sustained a motion of the de fense to strike out all testimony re garding the finding of hair pins and regarding the actions of bloodhounds used in the case. The defense then recalled Paul Beattie who denied that he ever told anyone That he did not believe Henry murdered his wife. CANON CITY COLONY AT LONG BEACH PROSPERING I j&pli*-* ]<ena Nelson returned to Canon ICtty a few days ago from Long Beach, <H«iG;nita v where she went at the jteghiuig-of the summer months. She '•eports i most enjoyable time and Is •iuch enamored with that section of the country. While at Long Beach -he me: many Canon City people; some of whom are making their home there and others sojourning there for health and pleasure. Miss Nelson says Miag Fanny Wright is rapidly re lining her former health and that '(las Virginia Selleok has recovered rom rheumatism, which necessitated her removal from here early last -pring Miss Dorothy Dows and the Ml***os Gardner, former Canon City residents, are prospering In their asfncKs ventures at Ix>ng Beach. COLORADO'S "BLACK FOR EST” CHANGES OWNERSHIP Omaha and Denver capitalists have •urebnsed “The Black Forest.” a tract j of 14,000 acres or timber land 16 miles •jorth of Colorado Springs, and form erly owned by the Colorado Pinery & !«and Company, which was controll ed by New York and Philadelphia ca ital. The sale was made by George A. Krause, the Colorado Springs • xe eutor of the Palmer estate, who re cently was appointed as tru>teo to liquidate the holdings of the company when Its charter lapsed. The late Gen. W. J. Palmer was Interested in the company. According to reports from Denver the new owners of the property, which Is a natural park. Intend to convert It Into a summer resort. The land j also may figure in the plaus of the proposed electric railway connecting Colorado Springs. Denver and Pueblo. The purchase price is given as $150,- 000. ENTERTAINED AT "500" TUESDAY EVENING Herbert Combs was a host at a de lightful ”500” party at the family home, 417 Greenwood avenue. Tuesday night at which there were twenty four guests In addition to most of the younger social set there were a number of out-of-town visitors In at tendance. Delicious refreshment# were served dering the course of the even* WILLIAM FABOR DIES AT DENVER Pioneer of Colorado, Famous as Organizer and Builder, Victim of Apoplexy. Denver, Aug. 30.—Ripe in years, years of work that had brought in creasing honors. William E. Pabor, pioneer editor, poet, fruit-raiser and founder of towns, who had escaped dlness for twenty years, was stricken with apoplexy as he stepped from an elevator in the Majestic building yes terday afternoon and died in the of fice of Dr. Hugh L. Taylor a short tiiuo later. When death claimed Pabor Colorado lost a man who had done much for the commonwealth. A builder and a doer of things, he left his imprint on the state in many ways and his friends are legion. Goes South for Health. Twenty years ago the name of Wil liam E. Pabor was well known In Col orado. A slight sickness came and he moved to Florida. There, as In Colorado, he flourished and builded aud was prosperous. But the call of the West and the state where he had worked and planned for many years was strong so he came back to visit. In 1870 Pabor came to Colorado. He had been editor of the Harlem Times when 19 years of age. He first was secretary of the Gree dy colony, being the third to hold that 4 dace. Next he was secretary of th* Colorado Springs company. Later he occupied a similar position at Fort Co.’.tnz In !>>S3 Pabor went to the Western slope while T. C. Henry was making hla first experiments - in Irrigation there. He founded the town of Fruita, His various activities that reached ou: over the state were centered in that place, and he had much to do a ith :t* marvelous growth. The late Mr Pabor visited recently In Canon City at the home of Mr. Hunter Palmer on East Main street. During his sojourn here deceased re newed his old acquaintanceship with Capt. B. F. Rockafellow. M. H Mc- Clure and other old-time residents. VACCINATIONS AGAINST TYPHOID FEVER ORDERED Washington. Aug ?o.—Vaccination , against typhoid fever was made com- ! pulsory yesterday for every officer and enlisted man in the United States ; army under 45 years old. The only exceptions allowed are those who have 1 had the disease or who have already been vaccinated. This action was taken by the secre- 1 tarv of war on recommendation of Surgeon General Torney. Th»» army physicians are enthusias- ; tic over the efficacy of antityphoid Inoculation They point to the splend- I Id health of the maneuver divisiou at j San Antonio, Tex . every member of which was vaccinated against the dis ease. For several months every re cruit received Into the army has been inocn!a>d jwith the virus. FIRE IN A PAINT SHOP . of Henvey & Keys paint and wall pa- , pop <tore at ♦>U* Main street at 3:15 o’clock thl* afternoon and caused ! considerable damage to the stock be fore it was extinguished. The Are is understood to have resulted from an explosion of a torch containing gasoline, or some other highly volatile and InflutmnaMe oil. nnd was making headway when the department arriv ed nnd begAn to fight It with ita chem ical apparatus A largo crowd of men and boys was soon on the armte of trouble to assist. If necessary, in car rying the contents of the store to a place of safety The fire alarm was tamed tn by tleorge a. rreatise >O. 2S HAS TAFT LOST HIS SMILE? Senator Clapp Says He Is Sour, Peev ish, 111-Tempered. (By United Press.) Long Beach. Calif. Aug. 30 —Sena- tor Clapp, of Minnesota, in an inter view today said: “The knowledge that he has not a chance of re-elec tion has made Taft ill-tempered, dic tatorial and bullheaded. He doesn't know how to handle people and no body knows that fact better than Taft himself. This knowledge has made him sour, peevish and formid able." SAN FRANCISCO ART COM MISSION JOBE APPOINTED San Francisco, Aug. 30.—The archi tectural commission of the Panama- Pacific exposition will consist of 11 architects, to be selected by the president of the exposition company. This decision, reached at a meeting of the board of directors, was made pub lic today. At least three members will be se- I Jected from the United States at large. | The paragraph of the rules providing i for the general supervision of the con ' struction of the buildings is as fol | lows: j “It shall be the duty of the commis sion to supervise the general scheme of the exposition, pass upon and rec i omniend the same to the board of di rectors. and pass upon and approve I plans for the individual parts and I elements, subject to the approval of * the board of directors. No member of the architectural commission shall act as architect for any building, or group of buildings, to be erected by • th* exposition company. REMAINS WILL BE TAKEN TO NEBRASKA FOR BURIAL William Holman Kay died at tflS Man n avenue Tuesday morning from tuberculosis after a lingering illness, a. ovl fifty-three years. Deceased came to Canon City four or five* weeks ago from Denve- with the hope that a charge would ] rove beneficial to his bealtt.. but in this he was mistaken as his condition became gradually worse until the end came release him from his suffering. A sister and brother were with him when he died nnd will accompany the remains to the old home in Nebraska for burial F'day morning FATHER’S THREAT RESULTS IN SON COMMITTING SUICIDE Denver, Aug. 30. Brooding over his father’s threat to drive him from home. Sam Peterman, sixteen years old. early today committed suicide in the rear of a lapidary shop where he has been employed as an appren tice. He shot himself through the heart. The boy quarreled with his younger brother Sunday and hie father reproved him. Immediately after the boy disappeared. ■ WKITIIKN i ¥ Tonight and Thursday, fair; M V not much rhatng* la a • lure. i