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THE REGISTER
LAMAR, • . . COLORADO.
Precocious Children.
'All those intrusted with the care of
lie young are faced by a grave prob
lem in the case of children who inherit
lr display precocity. The guiding to
kiaturlty of the simple, normal child,
pho passes naturally from stage to
itago of its development, is a compar
atively easy matter. The trouble is
largely that the nature of precocity
Is not understood. Most parents, for
txample, hail the signs of it with de
light, and do all they can to foster
:hem. They treat precocity as a gold
nine, to be "worked for all it is
worth," but here they make a great
mistake. There are several types of
precocious children, presenting vary
ing degrees of peril to the training
lystem, and this peri! is greatly
lessened by a capacity to classify the
‘.ypes. There are certain children,
porn of healthy and intellectual stock,
with fine physiques. They Inherit
asually very active nerve-centers,
which imply, among other things,
luick and eager brain processes.
These children are hailed with justice
is the legitimate flowering of their
heredity, and then all concerned, In
truding, of course, the poor child it
•elf, hasten to work havoc with the
fair prospect by a cruel and short
lighted system of forcing. These chil
dren, being naturally strong and well,
can bear an enormous amount of the
system without breaking down, but
they do not make the men and women
they would have made under wlße re
straint. They should be kept much
with other children, noticed little by
their elders, Interested in physical pur
suits, and molded into symmetry by a
persistent holding back. There may
not be much wrong with the child
who reads the Greek Testament a f
four years of age, but there is certain
ly something wrong with the parents
who let him. There is another very
different type of precocious children,
says the Youth's Companion. These
are the offspring often of gouty or tu
berculous parents, and inherit, if not
actual disease, at least faulty phy
siques. They are often beautiful, en
gaging children of great mental bril
liance. They often have phenomenal
memories which are developed at the
expense of all other mental faculties.
They are not physically strong enough
for any sustained effort, and after a
brilliant childhood they exh&Ußt them
selves and become commonplace.
These children should be made to lead
physical lives, every effort being di
rected to form a good constitution. A
country life is almost a necessity in
their case, and the mental develop
ment should be made as gradual as
possible.
Krupp Industrial Colonies.
Think of owning 16,000 houses ac
commodating 100,000 persons, of con
ducting 108 supply stores and related
establishments and 32 other institu
tions of most varied Intricate charac
ter. Count in the difficulties of fairly
administering 12 great aid funds, and
then consider that all this is but one
part of one element In the govern
ment of a great Industry. Count the
cost of construction and administra
tion. Figure that of the 100,000 but
30,000 are wage earners whose aver
age income is but eight dollars a
■week, and that they are well fed,
well housed, clothed, educated, guided.
Insured against sickness, accident or
death, and pensioned when their use
fulness is gone, and then realize that
it is all one huge, happy success and
that It pays. This, in a nutshell, says
the American Industries, is what
Fried. Krupp, Actlengesellschaft, are
doing for the workmen at the great
Krupp Steel Works in Essen, Ger
many, where the Krupp guns are
made.
Hooker T. Washington, the foundei
of the Tuskegee school, is opposed to
colored people having their own news
papers. He says: "I fear that our
newspapers are at fault because
they hold up our difficulties. People
reading them see too many accounts
of negro oppression, and we do not
want our race soured by such ac
counts."
A Chicago man who laughed at
table choked to death on a piece of
meat. Genial or even mirthful con
versation at meals Is recommended as
an aid to digestion, but there Bhould
l>e a warning against undue hilarity.
In the words of Roscoe Conkling. the
diner should have a "halcyon but not
vociferous time."
Is this year's comet the cause of
this year's weather? Ninety-six years
ago the comet of 1811 was charged
with the weather, together with a
large number of other happenings. We
have advanced since then and lay all
these things to (he sun spots.
A man has been adjudged sane by
the courts in Virginia and insane by
the courts in New York. Under which
concatenation there is judicial author
ity for asserting that he will be insane
if he continues to live in New York.
Apple dumpling suppers are a pop
ular novelty at many of the church
societies in England. It is supposed
that a doctor suggested them to bene
fit his professional brethren, as the
dumplings, indulged in just before bed
time, are the advance agents of dyß
pepsia.
Gen. Booth of the Salvation Army
is coming to this country to carry on
some kind of a campaign. Most men
ot his age would be merely finding
fault with what others are doing.
COLORADO NEWS ITEMS
Denver has seventeen theater*.
Mayor F. P. Hunt of Delta, killed
himself on account of domestic trou
ble.
The Modern Woodmen of America
are to have an elegant home at Colo
rado Springs.
The organized unions of Fort Col
lins have formed a trades assembly
with 250 members.
The assessed valuation of Denver is
approximately $120,000,000. This does
not give the real value.
Prowers county is rapidly coming lo
the front in the production of a splen
did grade of draft horses and mules.
Cattle shipments from Routt county
are greater this year than ever before
in the history of that section of the
state.
A Denver man married a girl to re
form her and she had him in jail be
fore the honeymoon turned the first
quarter.
A Longmont man claims the best
seventy-acre wheat field in the state.
His crop runs about eighty bushels to
the acre.
For the first time in a great many
yeurs Custer county finds itself entirely
out of debt and with a snug balance In
the treasury.
R. D. Whetstone, a frontiersman,
was accidentally thrown from his
wagon near Boulder one day last
week and killed.
The Santa Fc fiver went into the
ditch near Earl 'asl Saturday, and one |
death was the result. Many others ,
were shaken up.
More fall wheat than ever before in
the history of the district has been
planted this year in the Cache La Pou
ure and Boxelder vulleys.
Two Canon City men think that the ,
town of Radiate is properly named. :
They have just made a big strike of u
rich coal find in that place.
Yampa is confident that the first
train Into the town will be seen by
June 1, 1908. Scarcity of labor is de
laying work on the Moffat road.
It will be nip and tuck between
farming and precious metals iu Colo- j
rado this year. The output in both
commodities has been very heavy.
Dry farming has made good again
in Colorado, and there will, in all
probability, be more land tilled under
the new system next year then ever 1
before.
Over 300 union miners in the lig- ,
nitc coul mines neat Colorado Springs
walked out on a strike last week.
What a blessing this fine, warm Colo
rado weather is.
Mrs. Anna Shnndler of New York,
came all the way to Colorado lo so<*
her son, and sad her awakening when
she found him behind the cold iron
bars at Canon City.
Denver is now willing to sland or.
the top of Pike’j peak and aver that
she has over 200,000 good, hustling
souls within her corporate limits, and
there are none lo dispute.
Eastern Colorado is coming to the
front with oil and gas. There is no
telling what Colot ado will do jet In
the way of furnishing the necessities
of the world. She alreudy has done
more than most Mates.
E. J. Cavenaugh is running a scries
of articles in a Denver paper explain
ing why times are "hard" right now.
He Bays the prices of the necessities
of life have advanced but common
wages remain the same.
Greeley is now receiving its night
electrical current from the Northern
Colorado power plant at Lafayette.
The day current is furnished by tho
local plant. Sunday, both night and 1
day current will be turned on from
Lafayette.
A party of Spanish engineers are in
Colorado learning from the experi
ence of our farmers in reference to
irrigation. That old song is still
good: "They are coming by thou
sands, Irom every land, the cause cf
our greatness to see, etc.”
Forty-five acres of pears from Grand
Junction returned the fruit growers
in that section over $60,000 this fall. A
Grand Junction paper says tliat it is
enough to make a poker player green
with envy to learn that the farmers are
making fortunes at “pears.”
Twenty capitalists from New York
made the trip of over 2,000 miles to
look over some mining properties in
Gilpin county last week. They spent
two hours at the mines and were so
well pleased they will stand up for
Colorado like real boosters.
New York dally papers came to
Denver recently for two well known
persons. Miss Nell Brinkley, of the
Times, and Paul Thioman of the Post.
Miss Brinkley is a Colorado girl and
her skill as an artist has attracted
more than national attention. She re
ceives SIOO a week on the New York
American, with a three years' con
tract.
The directors of the Montrozoma
Company, which is running the Famous
tunnel near Aspen, have decided to
raise $250,000 to build a mill, develop
water power and work the mines on
Betcite. Famous and Richmond hills
through the tunnel. The ptople of As
pen believe that this is the beginning
of a new era of prosperity iu that sec
tion of the state.
It is expected that Denver will have
direct railroad connection with Grand
Lake, in Grand county, by the opening
of the season next summer. The 1
Rocky Mountain railroad, owned by |
Denver and Boulder people, has been
constructed about half way to Grand
Lake from Granby, on the Moffat
road. It is understood that the con
structlon of this road on to Grand
Lake is to bo pushed and that it will
be in operation all of the way by
next spring.
Not all Greeley potato pickers are
hoboes and one hah been found among
them who is a student of sociology
and pursues the work of gathering
spuds to study the labor problem at
close range. He is educated, an Eng
lkshman of good family, a great stu- |
dent, and for over a year has been
gathering data for a book soon to be
published. He has been here for two
months working in the hay and potato
fields. He is a verse maker, but pre
fers that his name be not made pub
lic.
Down at Fremont county they are
preparing for Thanksgiving. Twenty
five tons of pumpkins were raised on
one and one-half acres of ground and
without irrigation. Corn yields 25
bushels to the acre, sugar beets 10 tons,
and wheat 15 bushels, all on the so
called dry farming system.
While Ray M. Gale, cashier of the
Farmers National bank at Ault, was
eating supper a thief almost suc
ceeded in getting away with his auto
mobile which he had left in front of
the house. Gale saw the robber, who,
after running several blocks, turned
the machine Into a field. Jumped from
it and ran
DOLLAR WHEAT
HERE AT LAST
THE FARMER IS HAPPY, AND
WHEN HE SMILES OTHERB
FEEL CONTENTED.
SHORTAGE OVER WORLD
RUSSIA FALLS SHORT 40,000,000
BUSHELS AS COMPARED
WITH LAST YEAR.
Chicago. “Dollar Wheat !” For
[ years this has been tho cry of the
farmer. He has thought that if this
could be realized he would be happy
and prosperous and all would be well
with the country.
Today the farmer is selling his
wheat for a dollar a bushel or more.
It doean’t have to be very good
wheat at that to bring the long-cov
eted price at the barn door in North
Dakota. Kansas or Nebraska.
The farmer has not as much wheat
to sell as in some previous years, but
he is getting a larger aggregate sum
for his crop than ever before.
But this is only the bright side of
the picture. To the consumer the
prospect of dollar wheat is not so
rosy. But if that were all, the out
look might not be so bluck.
Looking into the future a little, he
can by exercising his imagination but
slightly see wheat at $1.50 or even $2,
flour at $lO a barrel and bread at 10
cents a loaf.
And he can see no relief by turning
to other cereals, for corn and oats,
usually considered feed for stock, are
bringing ulmost unheard-of prices and
the whole world is scrambling for the
supply.
The seriousness of the situation
from the consumer's point of view is
shown by the action of the Chicago
market.
Friday, owing to the stock market
tangle In New York and the resultant
uncertainty, the prices of wheat went
down about 2 cents a bushel.
On this slight break from the usu
ally high level, foreigners rushed in
and bought every bushel of grain and
barrel of flour offered for sale, the
export business being the largest ever
recorded for a single day.
The result was that wheat has
gained twice as much here yesterday
as it had lost the day before.
The anxiety of the foreigners to buy
on every break shows that they must
have wheat regardless of price.
The fact is that there is a shortage
of wheat all over the world.
The Russian crop is 40.000.000 bush
els smaller than last year, and this
was the cause of a famine over a large
part of the Russian Empire last year.
COLORADO FRUIT BRINGS MONEY
Grand Junction Product Not Excelled
in the World.
Denver.—Grand Junction, the much
heralded fruit center of the western
slope, has hud a wonderful har
vest of fruit of every description
this season, and the fruit growers
association of Grand Junction has
paid several thousands of dollars
to the owners of the orchards
as the returns on the first ten cars of
Grand valley contaloupes shipped dur
ing the season. The prices obtained
for the fruit were remarkable, the
standard grade bringing $1.05 per
crate,, jumboes 90 cents u crate, ponies
47 cents and gems 70 cents a crate.
FV;r the ten cars a total of $3,278.90 was
paid the growers. These i.rices, good
a:> they were, have been surpassed
since the first cars were sent
out, and the standard cantaloupes
sold this month for SI.OB to the
crate, the jumboes 94 cents, po
nies 41 cents and the pink gems 58
cents per crate. The vast majority of
the shipments are made to New York
and Chicago and the markets in the
great cities are more than willing to
pay tho best prices for the Grand Junc
tion fruit. At the present time the
shipping season is near its end and the
Grand Junction Fruit Growers' asso
ciation shipped out its last car a week
ago.
Nor are cantaloupes the only fruit
which has seen the best of prices paid
for it In Grand Junction. Fourteen cars
of pears shipped out of Grand Junc
tion in September netted the sum of
$23,874 to the growers. This shows an
average of $1,705 for every car. and
the average prices paid for four-tier
pears was $3.95 a crate, for rive-tier
pears $3.50, for six-tier pears $2.75. and
foi choice pears $2.60. AH of these
pears were of the Buerre d’Anjou va
riety. Of the fourteen cars, six went
to Chicago, six to New York, and two
to Philadelphia.
Encouraging prices were likewise
paid to the growers for apples.
Together with Rocky Ford. Grand
Junction enjoys the distinction of be
ing the great fruit center of Colorado,
and the rivalry between the two towns
to see which shall make the largest
and most profitable sales is keen. It is
said that the Innd on which the fruit
is grown is advancing most rapidly,
and in some parts of the country about
Rocky Ford and Grand Junction the
land can not be bought at all. or only
for exorbitant prices. The norticultural
department of the state Is ii: receipt of
hundreds of letters monthly, seeking in
formation from all parts of the world
regarding the groat opportunities to be
found in gruit growing on the western
slope of Colorado. The towns in the
center of the fruit districts are enjoy
ing a steady and continuous growth,
and the resources of the country have
only begun to be developed. There is
much of the land In western parts of
the state on which irrigation
facilities are lacking, and it is said that
when all of the possible fruit land in
Colorado is under cultivation, this state
will be second only to California as a
fruit producing land.
Two-Pound Baby Has the Record.
Grand Junction, Colo.—Tipping the
scales at just two pounds and five
ounces, the smallest baby ever born in
Grand Junction is doing its best to live.
The infant was born to Mr. and Mtb.
Albert Clark, and Dr. Hunter, the at
tending physician, says it will probably
live. Everything possible to keep the
tiny bit of humanity alive is being
done.. If necessary, an incubator will
be brought Into service to keep it alive,
but it is not thought this will be re-
I wired, as the babe’s condition is satis*
ictorjr.
NEW ROAD TO COAST SURE.
Everybody is Helping Push Along the
Project.
Denver.—Quietly out steadily the
men who are flnannng and promoting
the affairs of the new Denver, Lara
mie & Northwestern railway, which
will stretch its tiacks from Denver
to Fort Collins, then through Fish
creek canon to Laramie and Lander,
Wyoming, and eventually on through
to Seattle on the i’aciflc coast, aro
at work and every day sees the pro
ject which will mean much to Denver
nearer consummation. The different,
tights of way have practically been
secured all along the line, say the men
at the head, and actual work on the
construction of the new trunk line
is but a few months off.
"We are more than gratified with
the progress of our work in Denver
and in fact all through the northern
portion of the state," said C. S. John
son, president of the new road yester
day. “The people of this state are
rallying to our support in splendid
style. There are no ‘ifs’ about our
proposition. The new road will be
built and will be built much sooner
than most people have any idea. Nec
essarily in a work of such magnitude
as ours; progress, especially in the
earlier stages, must seem somewhat
slow. But in railroad building as in
everything else much depends in the
kind of a foundation. We are laying
our foundation well and deep.
"The splendid endorsement of our
work given lo the officers and direc
tors of the road by the Denver cham
ber of commerce was especially grati
fying and will have much to do with
speeding the time when actual work
on the road will be begun. We af
forded the chamber of commerce com
mittee every opportunity to examine
thoroughly our plan of operation and
the fact that it received such hearty
support from them is a source of
much gratification io us."
The building of the Denver,
ramle & Northwestern means men
and money for Colorado and the ef
fects of the preliminary work along
these lines already have been felt.
All of the active workers in the new
enterprise are now numbered as resi
dents of the state. Last week W. H.
Gates, formerly clerk of the Court of
Appeals of Kansas, and afterward a
prominent oil producer and promin
ently identified with the extension of
the telephone systems of that state,
took up his residence in Denver pur
chasing a home at 1435 Fillmore
street. He is interested in the new
road.
The people of Kansas are, like the
people of Colorado, becoming much in
terested in the road. Every week a
large number of Kansas people visit
Colorado and Wyoming to look over
the work that has been done and to
satisfy themselves as to existing con
ditions. E. E. Frizell, mayor of lear
ned, Kansas, and his brother-in-law,
H. M. Hollway, were in Denver last
week. Among other Kansas people
who recently have become interested
are: Miller Dobin. president of the
Viola State bank, Viola: E. F. Holmes.
Wichita; J. W. Shive, president of the
Burton State bank. Hurton, nnd Her
man Bartels, president of the Bank
of Inman, Inman.
DENVER'S AUDITORIUM MAY.
It Will be Completed in Time For the
Big Political Conventions.
Denver. —It Is an assured fact that
Denver's big audlioriuni will be com
pleted by May 1, 1908. In answer to
a letter written by W. F. R. Mills to
Mayor Speer, asking him if he
thought It possible for the Nationul
Surety Company to finish the auditor
ium in time to accommodate one of
the national political conventions next
summer, the major stated that it was
hot only possible, but practically cer
tain that all work would be completed
by May Ist.
Ralph W. Smith, third vice presi
dent of the National Surety Company,
wrote as follows to Mr. Mills, chair
man of the convention league:
"Referring to your inquiry as to
when the Denver auditorium will be
built, I desire to inform you that it
will be built by May 1. 1908. Since
assuming the contract for the con
struction of the auditorium, we have
made arrangements whereby there
cannot be any delay. We have ar
ranged for the prompt delivery of the
steel necessary and have sub-con
tracted already about seventy-five per
cent, of the work to be done. I have
placed in charge of the actual con
struction work one of the most com
petent superintendents In the coun
try, and I personally expect to give
this matter everj attention nnd con
sideration. I want to assure you that
no one in the city of Denver is more
Interested In the prompt and early
completion of this building than the
writer, and I will do everything in my
power to have the building completed
on or before May 1, 1908.”
Mayor Speer’s letter was similar to
Mr. Smith's stating that If it were
necessary, double shifts would be
worked night and day. The Republi
can national committee meets In De
cember and the Democrats meet In
January, at these meetings the con
vention city for each party will be
selected and it is though that Denver
has a good chance of getting one of
the large conventions.
Says Bonynge Will Run.
Grand Junction. Colo. —The state
ment was made in Grand Junction
that Congressman Bonynge. at a re
cent conference with San Junn Re
publicans. announced his candidacy
for the United Stales senate to suc
ceed Henry M. Teller. Congressman
Bonynge Is making a tour of the state
lining up leaders of the Republican
*>arty in his behalf for the Senate.
$5,000 is Raised by Church Fair.
Cripple Creek. Colo. —The Catholic,
fair given by the members of St. Pe
ter's church, which was held In Odd
Fellows’ hall, closed. It Is estimated
that the church has taken In $5,000
gross, the profits of which will be ap
plied to indebtedness on the property.
The fair was thronged every night.
Twenty Thousand Sheep Fed at Holly.
Holly, Colo.—Louis Kephart, recog
nized throughout the state as an ex.-
pert feeder and breeder of sheep, ar
rived from New Mexico with the last
of a consignment of 11,000 lambs, all
of which he has brought in within the
last week. He brought In 10,000 feed
ers all told last year and this year
has already contracted for over 20,000.
These will be fed on beet pulp and
alfalfa and marketed early In the
spring.
GOLD PRODUOT
IS $94 373,000
COLORADO HEADS THE LIST
WITH $22,934,400 IN THE
PRECIOUS METAL.
NET GAIN OF $6,000,000
THE UNITED STATES SHOWS
WONDERFUL MINERAL RE
SOURCES YET IN INFANCY
Washington.— George E. Roberts,
who retired from the position of di
rector of the mint on August 1, 1907,
has completed compilation of the
statistics on the production of gold
and silver In the various states and
territories of the United States for
the cuiendar year 1906. Roberts esti
mates the production of gold for that
time to have bean $94,373,800, as
against $88,190,700 lor 1906, a net gain
of $6,193,100.
The principal gain was in Alaska,
which amounted to $6,439,500. Ne
vada’s gain was $3,919,500; Oregon,
$75,200; Tennessee, $22,300; Arizona,
j $55,800 and Virginia, $6,300.
; The greatest loss of gold in any
I state was in Colorado, where there
was a decrease of $2,766,700. The
next largest loss was in Montana,
$367,300. California lost $364,200,
South Dakota, $37,000; Washington,
$267,000; Idaho, $300,600; North Caro
lina, $33,900; South Carolina, $20,-
500; Georgia, $71,100, and Wyoming,
SIB,OOO.
Arizona’s Silver Gain.
The total production of silver in the
United States during the calendar
year 1906 is given as 56,617,900 fine
ounces, of the commercial value of
$38,256,400, us against 56,101,600 fine
ounces, of the commercial value of
$34,221,976, in 1905. The net gain in
the production of silver during the
calendar year 1906 in Arizona was
863,500 ounces; California, 435,500;
Idaho, 710,600, and Utah, 1,188,200.
The loss in the production of silver
during the year tn Montana was 914,-
400 ounces, and in Colorado 495,400
ounces.
The average price of silver for 1905
was $0,617 per ounce, as against I
$0.67531 for 1906.
Production by States.
The approximate distribution made
by Roberts of the production of the '
states and territories, of gold and sil- ■
ver, for 1906 is as follows:
Silver. !
States. Gold Value. Fine Ozs.
Alabama $ 23,600 100
Alaska 21,366,100 203,500 |
Arizona 2,747.100 29.689.200
California .. .. 18,832.900 1,517.500 i
Colorado 22,934.400 12,447,400 !
Georgia 23.700 300
Idaho 1.035,700 8,836.200 ;
Michigan 186.100 '
Missouri 31,300 ,
Montana 4,522.000 12.500,300
Nevada 9,278.600 5.207*600 '
New Mexico... 266.200 453.400 i
North Carolina. 90.900 24.700
Oregon 1,320,100 90.700
South Carolina.. 74.600 100
South Dakota. .. 6,604.900 155.200
Tennessee 800 25.600 1
Texas 3.400 277.400 J
Utah 5,130.900 11,508.000 I
Virginia ./ 10.300 100 1
Washington 103.000 42.100
Wyoming 5,700 1.100
Total $94.373.500 56.517.900
The number of fine ounces of gold ;
produced was 4,565,330.
Big Fire at Fort Morgan.
Fort Morgan. Colo.—The most de
structive fire that ever visited the
town of Fort Morgan occurred Sunday
morning, starting at 5 o’clock. The
Platte Valley flour mill, one of the
most extensive mills or its kind in the
state, was totally destroyed, including
20,000 bushels of wheat. The total
loss is estimated at $40,000.
Practically all of the flour in the
mill was saved, although some of it
was damaged by water.
The fire started in the engine room
and soon burned through into the
main building. When the department
arrived the building was completely
enveloped and beyond all hope of be
ing saved. The structure and ma
chinery were valued at $20,000. and
are a total loss. Twenty thousand
bushels of wheat was partly consumed
and nearly all of it was damaged to
such an extent that it is unfit for any
thing except stock feed.
There was $17,500 insurance on the
mill and its contents.
Rate Reductions Boom Gold Camp.
Cripple Creek. Colo.—With the re
duction of freight and treatment
charges on the 15th of this month by
the United States Refining & Reduc
tion Company, the smelter and mill
trusts, it is estimated that 500 more
men will be employed here before the
end of the month.
The Wild Horse cyanide mill will re
sume operations today and will prob
ably handle 100 tons a day. Among the
mines that have resumed or will re
sume within the next few days are the
Teutonic, Gold Sovereign, Findley,
Monte Cristo, Forest Queen and Alax.
The Trilby, Crescent and Mary McKin
ney are adding to their forces. The
Findley, which it is expected will re
sume about November Ist, will employ
a force of 80 to 100 men.
Divorced Today; Married Tomorow.
Grand Junction, Colo. —Divorced one
day and remarried the next is the re
markable record of Mrs. E. P. Wil
liams, a prominent resident of the
Plateau valley, who was granted a
legal separation in the County Court
here from B. P. Williams, having been
his wife for tw’enty-flve years. As
soon as she received her decreed she
took her trousseau and, with William
Ewing, a well-known rancher, went to
Salt Lake City, where they were mar
ried. They returned yesterday and
took up their residence in Collbran.
Under the Colorado law Mrs. Williams
could not have married in the state
for a year.
Boy Is Set Free.
Kansas City.—A coroner’s jury here
today exonorated George Smiley, the
boy who early Tuesday morning shot
and killed his mother, Mrs. Lizzie
Shulfer, in defending her from the at
tack of a burglar. Leo Schulfer, the
second husband of the woman, took
the stand and denied that he and his
wife had any trouble. Schulfer ar
rived here late last night under suspi
cion and Immediately surrendered.
After being questioned he was re
leased.
Another One.
"I see by the papers that a girl
irank a bottle of ink yesterday and
almost died from the effects of it.”
"Did they arrest her for attempted
suicide?”
"No; it happened in Pittsburg, and
she explained that she took it by mis
take for the milk.” —Harper's Weekly.
Must Be All Round and Square.
Yalevard—Say, Cap., why don't vou
put Crooks on the ’leven? He’s a good
all round man.
Captain—Yes, I know, but the trou
ble Is he isn't square. .
Wisdom From Babes.
In a recent examination in one of
the schools of Baltimore a teacher
asked this question: “Name three
classes of people.” One of the answers
was, "Men, women and children.”
in answer to "Name one animal
which provides you with both food and
clothing" one boy said: "My Mother.”
—Harper's Weekly.
, It’s awfully hard for a woman to
stand the prosperity of her neighbors.
The influence of your life depends on
the affluence of your heart.
Woman Scores.
A man and his wife were once stay
ing at a hotel when in the night they
were aroused from their slumber by
the cry that the hotel was on fire.
"Now, my dear,” said the husband,
“I will put into practice what I have
preached. Put on all your indispens
able apparel and keep cool.”
Then he slipped his watch into his
vest pocket and walked with his wife
out of the hotel. y
When all danger was past he said:
“Now you see how necessary it is to
keep cool.”
The wife for Jhe first time glanced at
her husband.
“Yes, William," she said, "it is a
grand thing, but if I were you I would
have put on your trousers.”—Boston
Herald.
Error in the Mails.
"Doesn’t a copy of our paper go to
the White House?” asked the great ed
itor.
He was assured that one was mailed
regularly.
"Well, there's something wrong with
the service, then,” he continued. “I re
member distinctly directing President
Roosevelt not to send that fleet to the
Pacific.”—Philadelphia Ledger.
His Attitude.
It was difficult to hire competent, or
even Incompetent, help in Eden ren
ter, and the commuters in that idyllic
spot had learned resignation.
"James,” said Mrs. Crawford. “I
haven’t seen anything of that man who
was to mow our lawn. Where do you
Ruppose he is? There, I believe that’s
he, now, over in Howe's orchard!"
"Is he standing?” inquired Mr. Craw
ford.
"Yes,” said his wife, "he's standing
under one of the big trees looking to
ward our house.”
"That can’t be the man," said Mr.
Crawford. "He’d be sitting or lying
down.”—Youth’s Companion.
Where He Had the Best of It.
John and Willie are twins. Their
best friend and playfellow is Archie,
who is gifted with red hair and a hot
temper. One day they quarreled and
Archie started home in a hufT. The
unsympathetic twins called arter him
"red head, red head.” Archie seemed
not to hear until the insult was re
peated, when he turned and called
back: "Don’t care if I am red-headed,
I ain't twins, ami people can tell me
apart."—Grand Forks Press.
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J crural appearance by takiriK Moyer J
ulpliur, Arsenic and Iron Complexion
Wafers. Produce* rich, red blood and
a clenr healthy complexion 25e and 50c
postpaid. Meyer's, 2557 Humboldt St.,
Denver.
Denver Directory
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Harness in every style. Saddles of every de
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earned In pay department. For full particulars,
call or write, Pullman Barber College, X urjfi 17th&t.
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FLOWER HOLDERS
MADE FOR EITHER THE WALL OR
THE TABLE.
They Take the Place of the Old-
Fashioned Flower Baskets ar.d
Are Graceful and
Charming.
The most graceful and charming
flower holders have now been placed
upon the markets to take the place
of the fascinating baskets which have
been so pdpular that the searchers
after novelty are eager for something
new which may distinguish the floral
decoration of their rooms and tables
from that to be seen in the houses of
their acquaintances.
Porcelain cornucopias suspended In
a network of dried grass, rafia or
cord are the newest sort of wall pock
ets. The shape of these hanging vases
is not exactly that of a rconucopia
i either, because they slope more grad
ually toward the bottom and are
more rounded than a cornucopia. Per
haps the shape is more nearly that of
one of those common seashore shells,
round and large at the top and slop
ing gracefully toward the bottom.
The ware used for these hanging
vases is a bright glaze and they are
I almost all in rather crude colors, vivid
1 orange, equally vivid green, dark but
; brilliant red and bright blue. The
| network of brown or tan and a grass
1 in which they ate hung soften the
i colors of the vases. A loop of the
rafia or cord is used for suspending
| them from a wail hook, gas arm or
some similar suitable projectiou.
These hanging vases are suspended
over the table where there is a chan
delier, and they are most decorative
ly used in this way. They are also
hung from the doorways and in the
windows, especially when there is a
window of soipe size
A delicately beautiful vase for the
table. In which for informal occa
sions flowers may be effectively ar
rangeil, is a slender silver upright,
from which branch out the most grace
ful and beautiful morning glory cups,
two on one side and three on the
other. The cups, in the shape of morn
ing glories, are of white glass with
delica** opalescent tints, which fitting
ly represent the pale yet radiant
tints o? pink and blue which flush the
petals of a white morning glory. The
silver upright, which is mounted on
an unobtrusive silver vase, is made
to represent a slender shrub stem, and
around this is a silver morning glory
vine, which twines itself with all the
grace of nature.
The bells, or cups, are of course to
be filled with flowers, and the silver
upright may be Joined with a delicate
green vine to make a most charming
centerpiece.
Sweet peas, morning glories, lilies
of the valley, with asparagus vine,
tiny moss roses and sinilax, garden
pinks ragged ribbons, the delicate hot
house narcissus and innumerable other
swell and graceful flowers, whose
stemn are not stiff, are charming in
these vases.
For table vases also there are lotus
bowls which are useful for unother
sort Ct blossom. These bowls are
dull green in color, and are made of a
heavy dull finish, with grayish sugges
tions in all »the tones of green, 'fliey
are decorated with slightly raised
lotus blossoms, leaves and stems, all
in the color of the bowl and formed
into a conventional pattern.
There are also rather eccentric new
vases, suitable for a child's room but
hardly attractive for an ordinary
apartment. These are in the shape
of frogs, flsh and kittens, in whoso
open mouths the flowers are placed.
These vases are all in very vivid
colors, and are rather grotesque than
attractive, although they are no doubt
very much liked by children. They
would be ve;*y suitable prize gifts for
a children’s party, aud either boys or
girls would probably be delighted with
them.
For Embroidery Edges.
Many garments are spoiled by hav
ing the edge split and
frayed by a careless laundress. The
garment can be made to last twice as
long and many dollars saved by
stitching around the scallops twice,
this makes a strong, firm edge anri
does not detract from its appearance.
Mrs. L. G. P.
New York’s Problem.
• new » orR s rrooiem.
New York city is receiving daily
about 300 alien children.
Not Matured.
"What are you looking so gloomy
about?”
"Oh, I'm just home from the race
track.”
"Why, you told me before you went
down there that you had picked a
aure winner.”
"Yes, but—l—er—guess I picked
him before he was ripe.”
SUMMONS.
STATE OF COLORADO. 1
County of Prowers. J a*.
... the County Court.
Mary H. Johnson. Plaintiff, versus Wi1....
.... . l,,rn K - Johnson. Defendant.
'** ,»,? of the Stule of Colorado, to
\\ llliam E. Johnson, the defendant
above named—Greeting:
Toil are hereby required to appear in
an net lon brought against you by the
above named plaintiff, in the Countv
i ourt of r rowers county. state of
nloriHlo and answer the comnlainr
there ii within thirty days after the ser
..r if Be . rved within the state
Cl—:'. ,r, “!° V r . l,y Publication; or. If
served out of tlie state of Colorado
within fifty days after the service hare-
Cn'i.1 ex ‘' l ! ,Blve ° r th** <b«y Of service: or
Tei 'i m;,v he regularly set for
nne ? ame as though such appenr
7nin..a made und issue had been
Joined on such complaint.
I he said action is brought by plain
***? t« obtain a decree of divorce, dls
*,h*‘ bonds of matrimony now
existing between plaintiff and defend
ant on the ground of extreme and re
ofoYff/! rr !lC ♦ v of , cr ye»ty towards the
plaintiff, thereby inflicting grievous
mental suffering, and thereby greatly
impairing her health and rendering life
burdensome to her. and awarding to
plaintiff tlie custody of the minor child
the issue of the said marriage, as will
more fully appear from the complaint
*{ l,d ac . 1,0,1 to which reference is her.-
Sc hid U S° Py ° f wh,ch ls hereto at
vnnnfoi[n.U are hereby notified that If
said romB?«?nf Pear ' and to answer the
said complaint as above renuir.v.i
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