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TUB REGISTER
LAMAR. - COLORADO
Canto? has fewer than 600 foreign
residents.
*Tla said this will be a record year
for mosquitoes In Jersey. In other
wu»<a ( M*'«»-Wna tiwssi
Thank heaven, our prealdential cam
paigns RRiiawr bo«ai< congMaated
by* a poeai frMF the «H1 ot Alfred
AggUn.
A PklladE girl hoShi M shirt
waists at and* time. And then people
a about the women going daffy over
dlroefcetce wew». -
la the French schools In Algiers
awfl Tunis the Arabic boys sit with
tk|l Wench In school, but out of school
thaff do not mix much.
Again the experts are pointing to
thai dangers that lurk In the Ice cream
tftA, but we are raising a generation
ofwourageous young women.
An old-fashioned plow on the side
walk In front of a store In Doy street.
N#Sr York attracted a crowd. Ono
man asked how It was used.
The fact that Castro's pictures make
hl» look a little like John rhlllp
Sanaa does not endenr him to Wash
ington a* numb ns might be expected.
a-« » sl _g- irr
Bverp' no* and then the conscience
fund gets*'a contribution so large 'as
to suggest vast damage done to the
treasury by. people who fall to repent.
A jeweler aays that skyscrapers are
bad on watches. One cannot safely
dsap one. we know from experlentxv
from any height above the twelfth
Ruhr.
Sign on a window of n New York
Kaat aid# bakary: Look Out-for the
Dog." Underneath, which a wag
wrote In chalk: "And Don’t Get the
Rabbis.”
A university professor says that he
has demonstrated that women have
two souls. But ho has not under
i to And out how many minds one
of mam tins.
One of t he* rarest*S]»ertmens tn the
the world of the zebra has been re
reived nt the New York xoologlcal
garden—rntar cv«v than predatory
wealth In stripes l .
The Chicago court who broke a
woman's fast- by ontapelUnc bar to
take food Is the first court to go on
record as standing fur the square meal
as the square dedf.
Hetty Green has quit her expensive
apartments. Probably she thought
ahe didn't care to buy the hotel once
a week If aim couldn't own It and col
loct rent after paying for It.
The-Meansw municipal council has
decided to celebrate Tolstoi’s eightieth
birthday by opening a public library
aad giving the count's name to the
uabool ha attended In Ida youth.
DnS’t feal ilSeouragedtf none of the
colleges ha* added ' any capital let
taaa to your namo during this com
mencement searon. Next year they I
may ruatady tha unaccountable omls
eian>
Pries Helle Is not to have control I
over the estate of his wife, but then. !
wtth the pul) he has at headquarters,
he ought to do fairly w«*JI as a chair i
man of the advisory committee on {
Usances.
“Wdl done. Johnnie! My best
uAahes and good luck to you." ex
clatraad King Edward to his equerry
afler , ~- the -wedding. That's conslder
a)ty marc genial and jovial than the
caatomarw stiff royal nod.
Anaartiy Is a mark of disease In the
view, >cf a Memphis physician. He
flsda anarchistic ideas conclusive erl
dani'Wi sd Insanity, and would commit
aR aaaschtsts as dangerous lunatics,
than maklog them harmless.
•■Everything is charming, and I And
tba American men and *womtn- very I
laoely.” says an Englishwoman who '
la at present Malting America. The
lady'#; usa ot adjectives imhodos that
MagUah and American femlnlnitv are
dallAtAiny sgke
Fraaldaat Woodrow Wilson of .
Prtnceton declared In h!s baccalau '
mate address this year that the great I
oaed of is men w)th '
“moral Initiative.'' We thought one of
tbe troubles qf the country- is its ex
cessive supply of men who initiate
maw aadi wondrous ideas in morals.
It, la understood that the college
amd university tailenders will suppie
ment Prof. Lowell's Investigation of
the relation* of high scholarship and 4
success In life with some conspicuous
Illustration* of their own triumphs
ower dtfflonlth's. Their contention in
their own • behalf will be baaed on the
Emersonian proposition that unlrer
alty rank U likely to be Inverted in,
20 yearn.
The automobile Is growing In favor
here and abroad. But the horse .s not
omtlrely supplanted. In some respects
he Is more popular than ever. As an
Indication of this may be cited the na
tional exhibit now held under the su
perwltdua of the French govern
ment. at which animals have been
purchased for Americans at prices
ranging-- from SI,OOO to $5,000. The
horses, which are Percherons. used for
draft purposes, wiil be sent to this
country with a view u> improving the
aative stock. There are many uses to
which equines can bo put profitably
= —* r
A western won an gets right down
to hard pan in talking about the
lights of her sex She wrote to the
congressman of her district, explains
the Detroit Free Press, nsking m
formation as to the treatment of her
sick child, and was informed that he
could do nothing for the little one
Later her husband wrote about a ■
olafe teg and In a few days learned |
from the agricultural department Just '
how Co cure it. Thereupon the wife
talks out loud about those who take
ambtage at race suicide, especially
those in authority at Washington. I
NEWS TO DATE
IN PARAGRAPHS
, CAUGHT FROM THE NETWORK OF
WIREB ROUND ABOUT
THE WORLD.
DURHIfrTME-MKWEEK
’ A RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENTS
CONDENSED FOR BUEV
PEOPLE.
wunss news.
John G. Shortail, founder of the
American Humane Association, and Its
president for many years, died at Chi
cago luub 23rd, aged seventy.
Approximately 18,000 acres of lnnil
have been withdrawn from disposition
under the public' lam) laws in connec
tion with the Rlq Graude Irrigation
project ■la 'New Mexico. This land
lies In townships 8 to 12 south, ranges
2 to 4 west
The American Mutual Insurance As
sociation will hold its annual meeting
it Des , Moines Aag. 11 fh 16th. Repr«»-
jentntives of 2.000 mutual fire, tornado
ind hail companies, representing over
of Insurance at risk, will
attend.
The American Automobile Associa
tion ha# decided to hold the 1909 (Hid
den tour In the West, the start to he
made In Chicago nnd the finish to be
at Denver, wtth a possibility of a detour
to take In Colorudo Springs and Pike's
Peak.
The Minneapolis. Red Lake & Man!
toba Railroad Company has served no
tice on the Minnesota. State Railroad
and Warehouse Commission that, he
ft nn lug August Ist, it will charge, a
passenger fare of 3 cents a miles, thus
ignoring the 2-cent fare law.
A bomb was exploded In the rear of
James J. Corbett's saloon, 280 State
street, Chicago, Thursday night, mak
ing the eighteenth bomb that has been
placed and exploded In little more than
a year on property owned or occupied
by gamblers. No great damage was
done.
A movement between the North and
South by holding, to celebrate the serul
centennial of peace. In 1915 a great
southern exposition in Cincinnati and
dedicating a southern peace monument
in that city, was launched at n special
meeting of the Cincinnati Chamber ‘»f
Commerce. The proposition was given
enthaalastlr approval.
General Passenger Agent Samuel G.
Hatch announces that the Illinois Cen
tral railway has decided not to allow
the sale of liquor on any of its diners
or buffet cars south of the Ohio river.
“Texas ha 3 had a similar law to that
of Louisiana In force for some time.''
says Mr. Hatch, "and its effect, I un
derstand. has been beneficial to all con
cerned.'*
The state of lowa bids fair to become
the battleground in a war between the
Bell and allied telephone Interests. As
the resuits of the Hell company buying
up independent Hues in Dubuque and
nt other points recently, a company
composed of the many Independent con
cerns in the state with a $20,000,000
capital to fight the Bt*l concern, has
heett organized.
Nearly forty persons were Injured,
some of them fatally, and eleven so se
verely that they had to be taken to hos
: pUals. in a head-on collision Tuesday
between two Aurora, Elgin & Chicago
Electric Railroad cars at t.oveuale stn
! tfonj four miles north of Aurora. Hit
| nois. The disaster occurred when the
I coaches were each running at a speed
j estimated nt forty miles an hour.
; William J. Bryan recently spent near
[!y a whole day la delivering short
j speeches into the phonograph. Pre
viously he .had made similar speeches
i d the records of a competing concern.
The intention Is to give the speeches
wide distribution throughout the coun
try. Of his own volklon Mr. Bryan
announced that he had received ssoo
from each of the two cuuccrns as com
pensation for bis work.
The health farm of the Young Men's
Christian Association at Denver Is .is
-mred of substantial financial assist
j tance. to come from some of the
wealthiest men»of the East including
John D. Rockefeller. John H. GJonvers 1 .
George Kastman and Herman W.
I Sibley. This Is the report made by
F. L. Starrett, general secretary of
I the Denver Y. M. C. A., who has recent
, Iv returned from a trip to the East
j in the interest of the farm.
GENERAL NEWS.
Eight cadets in the United States
Military academy at West Point have
. been sent to their homes as a result of
• hazing members of the fourth class.
I Passengers arriving at San Fran
; cisco from Central American ports re
port that a state of anareby exists in
: Guatemala. Murder is of frequent oc
currence. they declare, and many per
sons are fleeing the country.
Workmen drilling in the Loetchburg
tunnel in the Bernese Alps July 24th
pierced a subterranean body of water
which burst forth with such a rush
of water and mud that twenty-five
• men were drowned. Tbe workmen
were all Italians.
President Fallieres of France, ac
i companisd by Foreign Minister Pichon.
arrived at Copenhagen. Denmark, on
he 20th lost, on the French battleship
• Verile. escorted by a squadron. M. Fal
j liercs during his trip in the north will
visit Sweden. Norway and Russia.
Tho first national congress of Esper
antists ever held in America met at i
, Ghautaitqua. New York. Monday, with •
M. Esmond Prlvat of Geneva. Switzer- i
land, presiding. Messages of greeting \
were received from the Alaskan-Yukon :
Pacific Exposition and from Dr. H. W.
Yemans of the Philippines. The first
Esperanto flag was raised on the col- [
<*;:? g.teu with elaborate exorcises.
Kx-J.;s:ice Roger A. Pryor cf the Su- j
! prcnie Court, member of the Coufed- :
. <ra to St a Lea' congress. Confederate .
eneral and a lifelong Democrat, celt
j iirated his fcGth birthday in New York
ity on Monday, the 2l*th.
It is reported at Chicago that bank- i
i ers who have close affiliations with the j
Standard Oil Company state that that
! rganlzation will soon announce an
nrrp’B' in the capital stock of SIOO.-
•00,000 by $500,000,000. making a teta; .
j capital stock of $600,000,000. It is giv-
a out that the large Increase in capi*a
| is n diplomatic move in order that the .
| dividends may not look so large.
The Dri ed States Court of Appeal
•l Chicago has reversed the decision
f Judg ' Kencsaw Mountain Landis by
j vhich the Standard Oil Company was
j red s2l* 000.000. the case being re- j
maided Icr new trial.
Governor Comer of Alubamu has an
nounced that the state will resist in
the courts the increase of freight rates
oh proposed by the general * managers
• ot railroads south of the Ohio und east
or the Mississippi rivers.
Bishop Henry C. Potter of the Prot
testant Episcopal Church, diocese of
New York, died nt his summer home In
Cooperstown, New York, on Tuesday,
the 21st lust., after a long Illness. He
was one of the most noted divines of
America.
Two trainloads of Imported labor,
strike-breakers, were placed In the
mines In the Birmingham, Alabama,
district, July 22d, with military escort
and there was not the least Interfer
ence on the part of the strikers or sym
pathizers.
The Lusitania has again broken the
trans-Atlantic eastward bound record,
crossing from New York to Queens
town in five days and thirty-seven min
utes w'hich Is two hours und forty-four
minutes better than the previous
record.
A number of American victories
were recorded in the field sports held
at Frankfort on-the-Maln Tuesday In
ronectlon with tbe international gym
nastic tournament. The events In
cluded tho high and broad jumps, put
ting the shot, the triple jump, the long
throw, the running and free exercises.
During the Young- Men’s Christian
Association relay race from New York
to Chicago, 1,131 boys ran 1,092 miles.
Involving 1.250 relays. Some of the
boys ran twice. The actual running
time was 114 hours, 44! minutes, an av
erage of 9.5 miles per hour. The aver
age time per mile was 0 minutes 19
seconds.
Drinking, even out of one's own flask
in a passenger train in lxiuisiuna con
stitutes a misdemeanor punishable by
a fine or imprisonment, or both, ac
cording to a new state law which went
into effect July 20th. The only excep
tions are cases of actual sickness and
stimulants taken with meals in dining
cars.
A I.os Angeles ostrich farm has
leased to a New York theatrical com
pany six full grown ostriches for a
period of twenty weeks. During that
time the big birds will be featured in
a New' York production und if the plana
of the promoters go not astray a sou
lirette will appear us the rider of each
ostrich.
Kentucky night riders on July 22d
burned the stations of the Illinois Cen
tral Railroad Company at Graoey in
Christian county, nt Cerulean, in Trigg
county, and at Otter Pond, in Caldwell
county. The railroad had given permis
sion to Mudisonville soldiers on duty
in the night rider region to camp on
itc property.
One thousand butchers met in con
gress at Antwerp to discuss the meat
tdtuation in Belgium and passed a reso
lution to the effect that the restrictions
on the importation of American cattle
were responsible for tho present high
prices of meat. They demanded that
i in so restrictions he abolished. No less
than 80,000 head of cattle are Imported
into Belgium every year.
Lieut. Frank T. Hvuns. son of Rear
Admiral Robley D. Evans, and Lieut.
Commander J. F. Carter of the battle
ship Georgia, engaged in a fist fight
on board the latter's vessel at Hono
lulu. Every effort was made to keep
the matter quiet, but it became public
and was freely discussed among the
snllors before the departure of the
fleet.
As a result of a severe electrical
storm which passed over the encamp
ment of the National Guard of Penn
sylvania. near Gettysburg on the night
of July 23rd. three troopers were killed
and twenty-six seriously injured.
There were nearly fifty men in the
regimental guard of the Tenth regi
ment when the storm broke, and not
one is believed to have escaped Injury.
The Iron Trade Review of Cleveland.
Ohio says: "The prosperity of the
farmer continues to be strongly re
flected in the improvement of the iron
business, which is shown not only in
such products as wire, which go direct
ly to the farm, but also in bars used
by implement manufacturers and in
the increased activity of railroad shops,
which are preparing cars to move
heavy crops.”
At Baltimore July 23rd. with the
ease and grace of a giant bird nnd un
der perfect control, Lincoln Beachey's
aeroplane traveled from Electric park,
in the northwestern suburbs, to Balti
more. to and around the city hall, in
the center of the city, and back to
Electric Park, a distance of fifteen
miles. Mr. Beachey made the return
trip, seven and one-half miles, in
eighteen minutes, landing on the ex
act spot on which he started.
NEWS FROM WASHINGTON.
A joint -board representing the War
Department and the Buieau of For
estry lias taken up the matter of pre
serving the forests on military reser
vations. An arrangement will be
made for a moat beneficial cutting of
timber and for preserving the trees
which will remain. Under this ar
rangement the War Department re
tains control of the forest on the res
ervation and at the same time gets
the valuable services of the forestry
bureau.
On being told of the decision of the
United States Court of Appeals in tn«-
Standard OH case Attorney General
Bonaparte said: “A suit of such Im
portance certainly ought to be submit
ted for final decision to the Supreme
Court of the United States. But rlnce
the court of apiieals has decided, this
cannot now be done.” On being asked
if the case would again be tried. Mr.
Bonaparte replied: "I should be much
surprised If it is not. but I cannot dis
cuss the matter further until 1 have
seen the opinion.”
On the recommendation of Congress
man Haggott. Dr. G. W. Larimer has |
I been appointed a pension examining
1 surgeon at Salida. Colorado, vice Dr.
I J. F. Roe. resigned.
Ethel Roosevelt, who fell heir to !
i the title ot "Princess of the Wh*tc
House.'* when her sister became the
j bride of Congressman Nick lo>ng
worth, will have her cording out party
before her father retires to private
life. Miss Ethel’s seventeenth blrth
. day will be celebrated at Oyster Bay J
next month. She is the President’s !
only unmarried daughter and the third
of his six children.
i The fuel-testing plant of the United
I States Geological Survey at Denver
will resume operations the latter part
of this month. The government is en
deavoring to obtain greater efficiency
from coals of Rocky Mountain fields
by washing and coking them.
The Civil Service commission h rs Is
sued notice that examinations will b<
■ held at all impo.taut cities in the .We-t
to secure clerks in the forest service
for duty a: the headquarters of the
various national forests. The placet
i pay from S9OO to $1,200 a year. The. •
, are places to be fdied in practically a.:
. uatic-nal fcrcs'.s It the West.
FARMAN SAYS
WE SHALL FLY
GREAT FRENCH AERONAUT AR
RIVES IN NEW YORK WITH
HIB AEROPLANE.
BOTH RAPID AND SAFE
WILL BEGIN EXHIBITIONS AT
BRIGHTON BEACH FIRBT
OF AUGUST.
New York.—Greeted by a committee
of enthusiastic aeronauts and scien
tists, Henry Farman of France, who
luAds the world’s official record as an
aeroplanlst and who is to give the
first public exhibition of mechanical
flight in America, arrived on the Tou
ralne of the French line Sunday morn
ing.
Mr. Farman, with a committee from
tha Aaro club, drove to Brighton Beach
race track, where the flying exhlbl
tions will begin on August Ist. Aftei
going over the ground he said, with a
significant smile. "This looks like a
pretty good place to practice and may
be 1 shall he able to*do some things
heiie before I leave that are not down
on the program. Let us hope so, any
how.’’
That the future of aeroplane as a
safe means of conveyance is practical
l.v assured, was the confident declara
tion made by Mr. Farman. After two
weeks in this city it is expected that
Farman will make flights in Philadel
phia. Chicago, Boston, Pittsburg and
St. Loula.
Mr. Farman. spoke freely of his
plans and work, and when asked what
he contemplated attempting next.
Bald: "To d# new things. We are
all The time moving like birds. You can
not explain these minute details for
they are of such an Infinite variety.
We are always changing more or less.
Every day brings something new right
along. De Lagrange uses exactly the
same machine as I do."
"Has the aeroplane a future so far
as practicability is concerned?" he
was aqked.
“Yes.” he replied, "it will have a fu
ture to u very great extent. I think
the aeroplane will be safer than the
automobile or other methods of con
veyance. It will he so easy and so
quick. Mv greatest pause in flight haa
been ten seconds, starting on an as
cending wind. The birds In their
flight have a special instinct which we
will never have, hut we can improve
our methods by using some of the
methods of the bird.
"I fly generally fifteen feet above
the ground. I con fly higher, but have
never made a flight as high as your
skyscrapers, as you call them, but 1
hope to some day. I think the time is
not far distant when we shall see
the aeroplane standing motionless in
the air. In time an automatic balance
will also be secured. The aeroplane
is now much more of a question than
Is the balloon."
Mr. Farman brings with him two
machines.
America Wins the Marathon.
London.—America won the Mara
thon, the classic of the Olympic games.
Dorando. Italy, came first, but he was
helped across the line by spectators
who. aroused by the Italian's display
of gameness as he ran staggering down
the stretch, forgot all else in their pity
and desire to render aid to the plucky
Italian, and rushed upon the field and
practically carried the swarthy fellow
to the goal.
Two minutes later, John F. Hayes,
Irish-American club, came down the
stretch. Swift and sure was his stride,
and though plainly showing the strain
of the twenty-Blx-mile run. he was far
from spent. He crossed the line tin
aided.
The American representatives Im
mediately filed a protest against the
award of the race to the Italian, claim
ing Dorando would not have been able
to reach the finish if he had not been
helped. The protest was allowed and
Hayes recognized the winner.
Mack New Democratic Chairman.
Chicago.—After a seven-hour confer
ence with William J. Bryan and John
W. Kern, the sub-committee of the na
tional Democratic committee Saturday
made its selections of the officers oi
the committee as follows.
Chairman Norman E. Mack. Buffa
lo, New York. •
Vice Chairman —L. P. Hall, Ne
braska.
Treasurer—Gov. N. C. Haskell, Ok
lahoma.
Sergeant-at-arms —John I. Martin.
Missouri.
Secretary—Urey Woodson, Ken
tucky.
President Approves Dismissal.
Oyster Bay.—President Roqsevelt
has approved the dismissal from the
military academy at > West Point of
eight cadets who were found guilty
of hazing under classmen. Both the
report of the board which tried the
cadets and that of the superintendent
of the academy were approved by the
President. Secretary I.oeb said tha!
re-instatement of the men could be ac
complished only by congressional ac
tion.
England Fears New Airship.
Berlin. —The scare in England about
the military qualities of Count Zeppe
lln’s balloon will not be lessened by a
statement j * published by Captain
Htldebrandt of the German army, who
states that the balloon, when 1,000
meters above the ground is practically
Invulnerable, as it is impossible to
train a gun to the necessary angle. In
addition, it is almost impossible to find
the range. This can only be done \n
taking an observation nt two separate
points, ami then calculating the con.
tained angle of the triangle thus ob
tained.
London Temperance Demonstration
London. Hyde Park was invaded
Saturday night by a gigantic con
course that demonstrated its support
of the government's licensing bill.
The estimates of the crowd vary from
200,000 to half a million. It w*s made
up mostly of the members of the tem
perance societies from all parts of
London and the suburbs. There were
120 speakers, including such men as
Winston Spencer Churchill. Doctor
Clifford. Lord Kennalrd and a number
of members of the House of Commons.
COLORADO ITEMS]
Forest Fires near Lake Eldora on
the Moffat road have destroyed much
valuable timber.
There was u very heavy rain and
hail storm at Colorado Spiings on the
afternoon of July 18th.
Heavy rain fell In nearly all sec
tions of Morgan and Logan counties
on Saturday, the 18th insl.
Steps are being taken to form a
Farmers' union at Fort Morgan. This
organisation is backing an independ
ent sugar factory for North Fort Mor
gan.
The cornerstone of the new Jewish
tempi* at Pueblo was laid on Sunday,
the 18th Inst. The honor of laying the
stone was sold at auction and went to
M. Edelsteln.
County Surveyor Youngqulst of Mor
gan county has just completed a map
of the county, giving all the irrigation
districts, as well as those which are
contemplated.
The Fort Morgan Commercial Club
has decided to employ a landscape ar
tist to investigate different tracts un
der consideration for a public park
and push the matter to completion.
The following new postmasters have
been appointed: Stratton, Kit Carson
county, Joseph A. Smith, vice W. R.
Smith, resigned; Sugar City, Otero
county, Thomas W. Butler, vice W. F.
Tarpox, resigned.
Street signs and house numbers are
being placed at Fort Morgan and a
large force is at work on cement cross
ings. In a few days the council hopes
to be able to meet the requirements
for free city delivery of mail.
The state game and fish commis
sioner's office has recently stocked
Btreams and lakes in Middle park with
300,000 trout and will distribute about
700,000 more young trout before the
end of the year in the Grand river at
Hot Sulphur Springs and in the Fra
zier river aud Grand lake.
The state school fund, amounting to
$149,089 for the past six months, has
been apportioned pro rata to the sev
eral counties of the state. The total
number of school children in tne state
is 207.573. against 200,411 six months
ago. Nearly 1.000 of the increase is
shown in the city of Denver.
The will of Henry Schneider, a pio
neer brewer of southern Colorado, was
probated at Trinidad July 22nd. The
value of his property is fixed at $175,-
000, of which $1,700 has already been
paid to the state In the form of an
inheritance tax. The remainder of the
property is left equally to his three
children.
Thirty-five men were put to work
July 22nd at Pueblo as car repairers
by the Denver & Rio Grande, bringing
the force up to 105 men. which Is as
lurpe as that employed before the big
cut was made all over the system. The
men will work on heavy car repairs.
In the attempt to get many cars now
on storage tracks back into service.
Pumpkin Pie Day will be celebrated
in Longmont this year on August 13th.
The Indies of Longmont will make 12,-
000 pies, and with the pies will be
30,000 sandwiches and seventy-five
barrels of coffee. With the festival
proper will be an industrial parade
In which tho farming interests will be
represented. In the evening there will
be fircwoiks and a masked carnival.
David H. Moffat sailed from Europe
July 21st on his return trip after a
brief visit to his daughter, Mrs. J. A.
McClurg, and his grand-daughter. Miss
Marjorie, in Paris. The date of his
sailing also chanced to mark his sixty
ninth birthday, and his relatives and
friends in Colorado kept the felegrnph
and cable companies busy conveying to
Mr. Moffat their messages of congrat
ulation.
A black coyote, the first of the kind
known, is attracting much attention
on the ranch of A. L. Camp, Jr., near
Greeley. It is now three months old.
has the run of the place and is quite
tame. It was found in a litter of
young coyotes, but the others were
of the ordinary color. The black coy
ote differs from the others in no way
except in color. It has been named
"Mascot."
The Empson Packing Company of
I.ougmont has made filing in the of
fice of the clerk and recorder of Boul
der county, on a reservoir site to be
filled with waters of Left Hand. Boul
der and Dry creeks. The capacity of
the reservoir Is to be 75,682,000 cubic
teet and the water will be used for
irrigation purposes. The dam is to be
twenty six feet fiigh and the estimated
cost is $33,0tf0.
The farmers of ‘the Sunflower val
ley in Las Animas county on July
23rd. held a monster picnic at Hoehne.
which was attended by 2.500 people.
The picnic was in the nature of a farm
ers’ institute and addresses were made
by Prof. H. M. Cottrell of the Colorado
Agricultural College and F. J. Birch,
president of the State Fair Associa
tion. A special train was run from
Trinidad to the picnic grounds. It is
?xpected to make the picnic an annual
avent.
Rapid construction work Is bfing
done on the Moffat road. Ralls were
laid into Toponas July 23rd. and the
regular passenger trains will run to
that point after August 10th. Be
tween McCoy and Yampa the rails are
being laid without ballasting the track.
As soon as all the iron is down, the
construction crew will return and do
the work of ballasting. By August 25th
the regular trains will be running into
Yampa and construction work will be
in full blast beyond that point.
Figures obtained from the headquar
ters of the Colorado & Southern in
Denver show that the Denver & Inter
urban. the new electric line* to Boul
der. carried 19.193 passengers between
j July Ist and Buly loth. Ever since July
tth the Denver &. Interurbnn has mnin
ained in hourly schedule.
Denver is to have a new north side
high school building at a cost of $350.-
ioit for construction alone.
The United Presbyterian church ar
Fort Morgan lias a new pipe organ,
resting $2,500. Half of the sum was
contributed by Andrew Carnegie.
The Denver Bur Association will
give a banquet to tho members of the
National Association of Attorneys
general and their guests, the members
of the American Bar Association, who
will stop over in Denver on their way
to Seattle to attend their meeting ia
that city. The affair will take place
either the night of August 20th or 21st
Eleven passengers were Injured
three seriouoly, as a result of the de
railing of two of the five coaches on a
westbound Short line passenger train
tear Fairview station, eleven mild
.vest of Colorado Spiings Thursdjy
morning.
RIO GRANDE
CONSOLIDATION
DENVER A RIO GRANDE AND RIO
GRANDE WESTERN ONE
COMPANY.
INCLUDING BRANCHES
PROPOSED BOND IBBUE TO BUILD
FROM BALT LAKE TO BAN
FRANCISCO.
Denver.—« By unanimous vote of
stockholders representing $64,000,000
worth of stock, the Denver & Rio
Grande railroad, and all their subsldary
railroads in Colorado and Utah with
the exception of the Rio-Grande South
ern, woro consolidated Thursday at a
meeting held in the principal offices
of the Denver & Rio Grande in this
city. Including proxies, most of which
were held by C. H. Schlacks. vice pres
ident of the Denver & Rio Grande,
and by Joel F. Valle, the general coun
sel, about 77 per cent of the $34,000,000
outstanding stock was represented at
the meeting. As soon as the necessary
papers are executed, papers of incor
poration will be filed with the secre
taries of state of Colorado and Utah,
and the new corporation will become a
reality. The capital of the consolidat
ed company will be $88,000,000, of
which $50,000,000 will be preferred
stock and $38,000,000 will be common.
The incorporation will take place about
August 1.
w nen the new corporation is formed,
the matter of issuing $150,000,000 worth
of bonds will be actively taken up
for the purpose of retiring all out
standing bonds of the companies mak
ing up tho new corporation, and for
the further purpose of financing the
construction of the Western Pacific
railroad between Salt City and
San Francisco, the last link in the
Gould trans-continental system. It Is
estimated that when all outstanding
bonds of the amalgamated roads are
retired there will be about $40,000,000
of unissued bonds of the new company
left in the treasury. These will be
used in financing the Western Pa
cific and in making Improvements and
extensions of the Denver & Rio
Grande. The full name of the consoli
dated corporation authorized Thursday
will be “The Denver & Rio Grande Rail
road Company.”
The directors of the consolidated Rio
Grand companies elected by the stock
holders were: George J. Gould. E. T.
Jeffery. Winslow S. Pierce. Amos H.
Calef. Howard Gould. Arthur Coppell,
Edwin Gould. C. H. Schlacks and Joel
F. Vaile. The officers will be as fol
lows: E. T. Jeffery, president; C. H.
Schlacks, vice president; Stephen Lit
tle, secretary; Joseph W. Gllluly, treas
urer; Joel F. Valle, general consul.
Colorado Prison Association.
Denver.—W. E. Collett, general sec
retary of the Colorado Prison Absj
clatlon. wns re-elected at the meeting
and third annual banquet of the associ
ation. July 23d. Following Is the re
port for the past year:
“Dui lng the first quarter of this
year 114 applicants for aid were as
sisted as compared with fifty-nine for
the first quarter of 1907, and during
the second quarter eighty-four were
aided, as compared with forty-seven
for the second quarter of 1907; or 198
for the first half of ISOS, as compared
with 106 for the first half of 1907.
“of this 198, forty-six were from the
penitentiary, thirty-three from the
state reformatory, 103 were from coun
ty jails and fourteen were out-of-worka.
or members of the families of men
who are in prison. w
"It may be interesting to note that
five of the above had also been in the
county hospital; two were from the
Wold county jail, five were from the
Pueblo county Jail, two were from tho
Otero county jail, and one from the
jail of Teller county; four were from
he state prisons of Nebraska, Minne
sota. Texiis and Wyoming, while a fifth
had served three terms in the govern
ment prison ai Rotterdam. Holland.
"Nearly all of the above were fur
nished with employment, and many
with clothing. Very few of them have
had to apply for assistance again.
“While the number cf applicants for
aid during the first six months of the
present year have increased 87 per
cent, as compared with the first six
months of last year, the income fo the
work has decreased over 6 per cent,
and the expenses of the work, outside
of salaries, has Increased about 45 i>er
cent. The result is that the treasury
is nearly SSOO below its figures of less
than a ago. Not that our friends
have not stood by us. but the greatly
increased number of applicants for aid
with the scarcity of employment has
made it impossible for the general sec
retary to devote but a trifle of his
time to the business matters of the as
sociation.
"The field secretary. R. A. Hoffman,
M. A., has been diligent in his labors,
visiting twenty-four towns in the first
quarter of the year, and thirty towns
during the second quarter. His -col
lections for the work for the first one
half of the year have increased over 8
per cent as compared with the first
one-half of the year.”
Robert Davis, a resident of North
Park, arrived in Boulder Saturday,
having made a 110-mlle tramp across
'he mountains in a little over three
days. Mr. Davis is eighty-four years
old but suffered no ill effects from the
trip and was on the streets as spright
ly as ever.
John Esch of Colorado Springs has
secured the contract for the con
struction of B. C. Allen's magnificent
Broadmoor residence. The house will
cost SIOO,OOO and the barn, garage and
stone ftnee will cose $70,000 addi
tional.
Approximately SS,OOO will be collect
ed by the state treasurer as the in
heritance tax levied on the estate of ,
the late Susan E. Crowell, of Colorado
Springs. Most of the estate was be j
queathed to Irving Howbert and he I
will be called upon to pay the tax. The
estate amounted to something over
$160,000. The state collects at the
rate of six per cent.
Two new banks, the State and Sav- i
ings and the San Juan Bank and Trust
Company, will be established in Den
ver within the next two months. The
first named will be ia the Majestic
building and the other in the Eruest
& Cranmer building.
A SURGICAL
OPERATION
It there is any one thing that a
woman dreads more thair another it
is a surgical operation.
We can state without fear of a
contradiction that there are hun
dreds, yes, thousands, of operations
performed upon women in our hos
pitals which are entirely unneces
sary and many have been avoided by
LYDIA E.PINKHAM’B
VEGETABLE COMPOUND
For proof of this statement read
the following letters.
Mrs. Barbara Base, of Kingman,
Kansas, writes to Mrs. Pinkham:
“ For eight years I suffered from the
most severe form of female troubles and
was told that an operation was my only
hope of recovery. I wrote Mrs. Pinkham
for advice, and took Lydia E. Pinkham’s
Vegetable Compound, and it has saved
my life and made me a well woman.”
Mrs. Arthur R. House, of Church
Road, Moorestown. N. J.,* writes:
“ I feel it is my duty to let people
know what Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vege
table Compound has done for me. I
suffered from female troubles, and last
March my physician decided that an
operation was necessary. My husband
objected, and urged me to try Lydia
EL Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound,
and to-day I am well and strong.”
FACTS FOR SICK WOMEN.
For thirty years Lydia E. Pink
ham’s Vegetable Compound, made
from roots and herbs, has been the
standard remedy for female ills,
and has positively cured thousands of
women who have lieen troubled with
displacements, inflammation, ulcera
tion, fibroid tumors, irregularities,
periodic pains, and backache.
Mrs. Pinkham invites all sick
women to write her for advice.
She has guided thousands to
health. Address, Lynn, Mass.
ASTHMA hay FEVER
U II M* If yon suffer, call or
N | 1 * write me at once and learn
| ” of something you will be irrate
tul for the rest of your life. Rkv. J. K.
Radeii, 823 Broadway, Denver, Colorado.
N EW LAW obtained
by JOHN W. MORRIS.
PENSIONS Waarnngtos. u. a
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A PERFECT TERROR.
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Horace—Yes, I’m a fearful fellow
when I'm roused.
Maud—Really! What time do they
waken you?
Weary Willie's Complaint.
William J. Ryan, president of the
supreme council of public hackmen of
New York, said the other day that the
winter panic had reduced the hack
men's receipts considerably.
"We'll have to come down to Eng
lish rates —12 cents a mile instead of
50 cents —if we have many more such
panics," Mr. Ryan said. "Everybody
felt the pinch. I overheard a tramp
grumbling in a public square.
" ‘The trade ain't like it used to be,'
he said. 'Here ten times running to
day I've asked for a bit of bread, and
what do they give me? Why, durn it,
just a bit o’ bread.’ ” —Exchange.
No Waits.
“I suppose you wait for the divine
spark?" inquired the lady visitor.
"Heavens, no!" replied the bard. "If
I did I would - be waiting yet!”
HEALTH AND INCOME
Both Kept Up on Scientific Food.
Good sturdy health helps one a lot
to make money.
With the loss of health one’s Income
Is liable to shrink, if not entirely
dwindle away.
When a young lady has to make her
own living, good health is her best
asset.
*‘I am alone in the world.” writes
a Chicago girl, "dependent on my own
efforts for my living. I am a clerk, and
about two years ago through close ap
plication to work and a boarding
house diet, I became a nervous in
valid. and got so bad off It was almost
impossible for me to stay in the office
| a half day at a time.
“A friend suggested to me the idea
of trying Grape-Nuts, which I did.
making this food a large part of at
least two meals a day.
“Today I am free from brain-tire,
dyspepsia, and all the ills of an
overworked and Improperly nourished
brain and body. To Grape-Nuts I owe
the recovery of my health, and the
ability to retain my position and In
come.” "There’s a Reason.”
Name given by Postum Co.. Battle
Creek. Mich. Read "The Road to Well
vllle,” in pkgs.
Ever read the above letter? A new
one appears from time to time. They
are genuine, true, and full of human
interest.

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