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KHORASSAN MADE MERRY Illuminated Street Parade and Ceremon ial Session a Great Success—Pueblo Secures the 1912 Meeting—Last Day of Grand Lodge Work. The thanks of the Knights of Py thias of Canon City, and, indeed, of the public generally, is due to the fifty members of Jaball Ali temple, | Dramatic Order of the Knights of j Khorassan, of Colorado Springs who j came here at their own expense at I the beginning of the week for the j purpose of entertaining the Pythian • grand lodge representatives and vis- j ltors and the community at large with I a street parade Wednesday night- The ] D. O. K. K. members, or “Dookies" as they are sometimes called, represent the social side, of Pythianlsm and hold about the same relation to that order that the Shriners do to Masonry They are jolly good fellows and their membership is very largely recruited from past officers of the Knights of Pythias grand lodge, although no re striction is placed on lay members of the subordinate lodges sacking ad mission to its ranks. The parade here Wednesday night was a highly spectacular affair, and, In the glare of the rockets amd red fire of the marchers, the public was offered & pleasing and romantic pio ture of their Arabian costumes, and, in imagination, of the origin of their order. The fez worn by the knights made a conspicuous headgear, and, with the red, zouave-like trousers, baggy waists and long scarlet sashes combined to produce a scene as for eign in aspect as it was attractive. Following the parade there was a ceremonial session of the order at Annex hall and a class of nine nov itiates initiated into its mysteries; most of whom are members of Coeur de Leon Lodge, Knights of Pythias, of this city. While there is a sugges tion of the humorous and grotesque about the Dramatic Order of the Knights of Khorassan there is back of it underlying principles of those Christian graces nnd virtues that con tribute to that high civilization and universal brotherhood that humanity is struggling to attain. Some of the ritualistic work of the D. O. O. K. temple is sublime in the extreme and its exemplification in the affairs of life cannot fall to exalt those who practice it. as wv.ll as uplift those • brought within the sphere of its teachings. At the close of the ceremonial and Initiatory session Wednesday night a splendid banquet was served to the visitors from Colora lo Springs and the members of co-ordinate temples from other parts of the state in at tendance on the Pythian grand lodge meetings. ORAND LODGE SESSIONS TO CLOSE THIS AFTERNOON . The sessions of the grand lodge. Knights of Pythias, and of the Py thian Sisters grand temple, will close this afternoon, although It is likely to be five or six o’clock before all of the business presented for their con sideration has been transacted. A large number of important matters have been laid before the two grand bodies for determination and their disposal has, necessarily, been a some what tedious proposition. The first order of business at the Knight/* of Pythias grand lodge this morning wai> the memorial addresses tor those who had died during the paat year; notably Ralph W.. Talbot, of Denver, nnd GapL H. D. Humphrey, of Fort Collins; both members of the grand lodge. Later the matter off ~<Jie Endowment Hank, or Insurance de partment of the order was taken up and exhaustively discussed In this j connection it will be Interesting to j know that the Knights of Pythias I brotherhood had on January first of | this year a total membership of 711,- 381 and that the assets of the subor i dJnate lodges was at that time $lB,- 01S/782.90 The lodge expended for re- I lief purposes during the twelve months ending December thirty-first th* sum of $1,700,000. The o dicers. representatives and vis itors to the tblrty-serenth annual ses sion of the Pythian grand lodge, and to the Pythian Sisters grand temple, t.s well as the officers and non-com missioned men of the Uniform Rank encampment, express .themselves as having had a good time during their sojourn in Canon City aad will carry away with them a pleasing recollec tion of the hospitality they received while here in return for these very generous sentiments we are prompted to nay that the community has been h<-nerel and gratified to hare them here and hope that at some -time in the not distant future they will come back again t renew their acausJnt ance of o*r people. 1912 MEETING OF KNIGHTS OF PY THIAS IN PUEBLO. At Wednesday morning’s session of the Knights of Pythias grand lodge it was voted to hold the 1912 meeting in Pueblo. The selection of Pueblo for the grand lodge meeting next year was not at all surprising as its rep resentatives here made a strong hid arid had back of them the support of most of the lodges of the order In the soil them part of the state. There was little opposition to Pueblo’s applica tion for the honor of entertaining the grand lodge as It was generally con ceded that it was the logical place for the next convention. MILITARY DRILL BY UNIFORM RANK WEDNESDAY AFTER. NOON. Much to the regret of General Bur • dick and staff officers, as well as to the general public, there was no com petition in the military drill of the Uniform Rank, Knights of Pythias, at the high school athletic field Wed nesday afternoon; all of the com panies at the encampment, except Ralph Talbot, No. 17, of Denver, de clining to participate, although a thousand dollars was offered in prizes by the grand lodge for the winners in the contest. Preceded by the Canon City Cornet band the members of Ralph Talbot company marched from "Camp Wol-» bert” In the City park to the parade ground at 4:30 o’clock where inspec tion was held and a company and platoon drill was given in the pres ence of fully two thousand people. The drill was In accordance with the United States army regulations and was very interesting. The Judges were Col. Nat. Fallek of Denver, brigade engineer, Col. E. H. Phillips of Colo rado Sprlngß, commanding 4 the first regiment, Uniform Rank, and W. 8. Sperry of Pueblo, former major of the first batullion of the second reg iment, Uniform Rank, who carefully recorded the action* of the company during the drill. It was found from the marking* of tbe Judge* that a acorn C Alton tiff RECORD, THCRSOAt, SEPTEMBER 7, 1»1L of eighty*«ix point* had been made out of a possible hundred points. The company will receive one-fifth of the total set apart by the grand lodge, or two hundred dollars. CANON CITY COMPANY, UNIFORM RANK REORGANIZED. At brigade headquarters at "Camp Wolbert” at 7:30 o’clock Wednesday night, Canon City company, Uniform Rank, Knights of Pythias, was re organized by Brigadier General Ed -1 win N. Burdick and staff officers with Allen Jameson as captain, O. J. Run dahl first lieutenant and Jas. L. Coop er second lieutenant. The new oom ! pany will be known as “Coeur de ! Leon Company No. 3” and will start 1 out with a roster of about thirty names. The brigade encampment here lias stimulated an interest in the mil itary branch of the Pythian order and ; the company just organized is likely ' to have a prosperous career. BIG AMUSEMENT ATTRAC TION FOR THE COUNTY FAIR Secretary Rowland, is in receipt of a communication from President W. i H. Raleigh of the Laytan Fireworks & Amusement company of Amarillo, Texas, saying that he will be here with his big shows for the county fair, , to be held September twelfth b* fif teenth Inclusive. Mr. Rowland has been in correspondence with Mr Ra leigh in relation to securing this at traction for -some time, but the re sult of the negotiations was uncer tain until tbe message from the lat ter tfiis morning stating tlmt »h«* [terms of the association for admission to the fair grounds had been acceined -and the contract signed. The Isytou •Fireworks & Amusement company, among other features, carries with It a 'large number of alligators, many which are educated In the manner erf trained seals to do many wonderful “stunts.” They are In charge of the original "Alligator foe," who haa a national reputation ia -thl* particular line of work. In addition the company will present "On the Rend to M&nde lay," a highway of trastel rendered famous Vy the well kaowr poem of Rudyard Kipling. The fair association this year has determined to afford its patrons an opportunity to enjoy an unusually wide range of entertainment on the grounds. With the “thrills** of th* race track nnd Its extended attractions the fair grounds this season will present to visitors a program of amusement varied and comprehensive enough to satisfy the most exacting. Children Ory FOR FLETCHER’S CAST O R I A MANY CATS REPORTED TO BE DUMPED IN EAST CANON Complaint is made by residents of East Canon of the dumping there of the surplus catß and kittens of the community to the annoyance and pre judice of the Inhabitants, who are Compelled to feed them to prevent their starvation. A few extra "mous ers” would not make much difference, j according to the objectors, but the liberation in one locality of all the | excess felines in the surrounding j county is benevolence gone to seed, in ihe opinion of the protesting cit izens. if the dumping process con tii lies East. Canon will soon be over run with cats of varying sizes, ages and degrees of usefulness and the authorities will be appealed to to put a stop to the nuisance. Foley Kidney Pills What They Will Do for Yaa They will cur. your backacba, •trength.n your liidneya, oor •tet urinary Irregularillca, build •P the worn out ti.auaa, and tlimlnata the execs, urlo arid that cauaoa rhoumatiam. Pro »ent Brifht’i Diems,, and Dta bat.e, and reatoie health an* •trongth Rein*, .libatltuta. Far dal# fcj all Draa Plata MINISTER OF OLD SCHOOL A VISITOR TO METHODIST CONFERENCE 01 the Methodist ministers in Col orado Springs this week attending the j none is enjoying hfraself more than the Rev. George Murray of Canon City, aged 81, the oldest delegate to the convention, and j one of the church’s “superannuates.” “The patriarch of Colorado Metho dism,” is the way one man referred to the Rev. Murray yesterday. He certainly looks the part, but in spite ' jf his advanced age he is still able to give a reliable account of the early days of Colorado when he was a cir cuit rider. Mr. Murray’s memory is not distinct day school will give a dinner In hon on all points, but he says that he was one of the first, if not the first min ister to deliver a sermon in the pres ent city of Colorado Springs. He play ed some part in the building of the first Methodist church here. It was while on the way to this city to de liver a sermon that he received an injury that materially injured his health and brought about his first selection to the ranks of the super annuated. Mr. Murray was ordained a« a min ister when he was 27 years old. He joined the Ohio conference of the ' Methodist church three years later Ho. left Ohio for Colorado in 1365, just as the soldiers of the Union army were returning home. He was trans ferred to the Colorado conference by Bishop Kingsley. With bis wife ns a companion, he joined a wagon train that was bound for the Pacific coast at St. Joseph, Mo. Five weeks la<er they reached Denver. Presiding Eider Willard gave him an immediate ap pointinent to Colorado City, Canoe City and Pueblo In the same year, where he was pastor. He spent one year at Georgetown. He was sent bark to Colorado City in 1869 as pre siding elder of the southern Colorado conference. "It sras In February of 1872 that W. F. Warren, who was pastor In Colo rado City told me of the work he was starting Is s sew town," said Mr. Mur ray. "That place was Colorado Springs, thea very much in its infan cy. One day he asked me to go to the divide and see what It would cost to got‘lumber for a new church. He was then planning the first Methodist church In Colorado Springs, which he completed later. I do no know where it was located, but think it was some where on the present Tejon street. "Later In the year I was on my way to this city to preach. The horse which I was driving took fright and threw me out. breaking my hip. 1 was disabled, but managed to speak on crutches Just before the confer ence In the church." Of the superannuated ministers who are here attending the confer ence. are the Rev. George H. Adams, J Phoenix, Arizona, the Rev. John H. Merritt, Denver; the Rev. James F. Coffman, Pierce; the Rev. Robert H. Rhodes. PlattevlHe and the Rev. Charles W.. Shaw, Canon City. The young women of class 22 of the First Methodist Episcopal church Sun ■or of the superannuates and their wives Friday evening at 6 o’clock at the home of Mrs. E. Van Dusen, 830 North Weber street.—Colorado Springs Gazette. A GOOD CHANCE FOR A HUSTLER. During the fair there will be at least two hundred horsemen who will camp on the fair grounds. They mrit cat. as every one knows, nnd a tern- j porary restaurant out thorc would be a big help to them and would certain ly be profitable. There are already at least eight men out at the grounds and a good many more will be drop ping In from time to time until the j fair ends. A hustler could make things convenient for these men Ip I the way of meals and yet make good j money. BEFORE YOU REACH THE LIMIT. of physical endurance und your con dition is still curable, take Foley Kid ney Rills. Their quick action and pos itive results will delight you. For backache, nervousness, rheumatism, and ull kidney, bladder and urinary troubles.—For Hale by all Drugglata. ERROR SHIFTS POPULA TION CENTER OF U. S. Washing*'i. Vug. 31.—The center of population In the United States | was announced by Director of the Cen sus Durand today to be in the western part of the city of Bloomington, Mon ro© county. I ml. This is eight miles west of the location announced July 17, when Director Durand placed it \y 2 miles south of Unionville, in the same county. The exact longitude of the center of population is eight miles from the previous point. Ten years ago the point of population was six miles southwest of Columbia, Ind, 39 miles southeast of its new location. The change in the center of popu ' latlon Bince July 17 is due to the dis covery of an error made in the cen sus office. Two clerks worked sepa rately in compiling the geographical point but both made the same error and the wrong result was pub lished. The movement of the cen ter of population 3S miles westward is due to the increase of population on the Pacific coast. "The great in crease in the population of New York, Pennsylvania and center states north of the 29th parallel has balanced the increase In Texas, Indian Territory and Southern California," said Mr. Durand. “The greater advance towurd , the west is to a large extent due to ihe increase in population of the Pa cific coast states, their distance from the center giving them much greater weight than the populous states east of the center. For instance San Fran cisco, Seattle. Portland and Sacra mento with a population of 906,016 have as great an increase on the cen ter of population as Philadelphia, Bo»- ton and Baltimore with a population (of 2,776.078." The new western movement of the center of population since 1890 is 558 miles. REMAINS TAKEN EAST Wm. Holms* Rea died at his late residence In Canoa City, Colorado. August 29th. 1911. Deceased was born in Versailles, Ripley coanty, Indiana, January sth. 1858, aged 63 years, 7 months and 21 days. He wss converted and gave his heart to his Savior dur ing his recent Illness, and said be was willing to go if it pleased God to take him. He was next to the youngest child of John Rea. one of the early pioneers of southeast Indiana, nnd leaves only one brother and sister of a large fam ily of children, a wife and one son to survive him. The only brother from Beaver City, Nebraska, Is here and will carry the remains to Its last resting place, near his late home In Furnas county, Nebraska. Children 0 r fCR fLETCBc-S CAS T o ' "CAMP WOLBERT" RECEIVES MANY COMPLIMENTS Brigade Engineer Nit Fallek, under whose supervision "Camp Wolbert" was established in (he City park, is Justly proud of the splendid discipline existing there during the encampment of Colorado Brigade, Uniform Rani:, Knights of Pythias. The location nnd general arrangement of the camp Is Ideal nnd many compliments have been passed upon It by visitors during the last few days. Military regulations have prevailed at all times in the same strict sense that they do in the United States army and the camp is <i model of cleanliness nnd sanita tion. 'Tamp Wolbert" was inspected Iby an army officer Tuesdny after j noon nnd on Its completion he took I occasion to felicitate General Burdick and staff on the excellent physical and | military conditions ho found existing ! there. KILLS A MURDERER. A merciless murderer Is Appendi citis with many victims, but Dr. King’s New Life Pills kill It by prevention. They gently stimulate stomach, liver nnd bowels, preventing that clogging that Invites appendicitis, curing Con stipation, Headache, Biliousness, Chills. 2ft cents, at Hunter Palmer’a. HEW FEATURE SUPPLIES LONG FELT WHIT The Keables Drug Co. has started a cafe feature in connection with their beautiful refreshment parlors and the present patronage indicates that the new department will be a winner. The Keables’ Parlors hav al ways been referred to and patronized as perhaps the best in town and this new department will add much to their prestige. Regular meals are served at the noon and evening hours and lunches may be had at any time. A well known chef, with a wide range of experience and splendid recommen dation. Mr. Roy Mercer, formerly of the Denton, has been secured by the management and his menus prove that the public confidence In him has not been misplaced. Keables’ Cafe is run upon strictly metropolitan lines and Is tho first of its kind to be started in Canon City. It fulfills a long felt want for gr ists and town folk and should be lib erally patronized In order to be made a permanent Institution. THE WARDROBE HAS NEW DELIVERY WAGON This morning Mr. A. Page, proprie tor of the Wardrobe, Cleaners, Pref ers and Dyers, appeared upon Main street driwng the artistically painted new wagon wnich will hereafter call and deliver all clothes going to The Wardrobe. This business is a new one in Canon City and is bound to make good. Mr. Page has installed a steam press which not only presses j|ut sterilizes them as well and the fact that steam is used does away with the heal of an iron which often rots even the best of cloth and It away entirely with which la some times the outage of clothes pressing. An excellent dying de partment Is a prominent drawing card for the efficiency of this firm and It la poaalble now to have any work that a cleaner and dyer can do ac complished at The Wardrobe without sending out of the city. The Wardrobe la also agent for the American Hat company, of Pueblo, and can have your hat cleaned and blocked promptly. ANTI-GUN TOTIN LAW IN FORCE NEXT SUNDAY That the days of the gun-toter are drawing near an end Is the opinion of peace Officers who have read the new law passed by the last legisla ture and which become* effective next Su; day. Under ti of the new act which ia one of the most stringent ever pasaed to stop the car rying of concealed vMponJR" pun ishment for the first offense Is a fine of not more than SSOO or a term of not more than one year In jail or both A second offense Is a felony and pun ishable by not more than two year* In the state penitentiary or a fin* of not more than SI,OOO or both. Tho new law gives any officer the right to search any person suspected of carrying concealed weapon* with out a warrant. Although not generally known, under the old law It wne n«»t an offenso to carry concealed WeSvbn* outside of the coroporate limit* of n town or city. WILL NAME DELEGATES TO COUNTY FAIRS At the regular meeting today of the Chamber of Commerce directors, steps were taken to urrnng**f'>r del egations to attend each of the fairs to be given In a d iiu ties In the next few month*. The Fre mont County fair at Canon C is scheduled to begin September 12th —the Elbert county fair September 21*1. and the Cnlhnn fair for October 4. The delegntoa to theao fair* will boost the Dry Farming congress tiy to put tho Chamber of Ooiijp|artia und Colorado Spring, In cloiar (ouoli with lha farming dlatrleta.—Colorado Bprlnga Oaaatta.