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LAMAR .... COLORADO ENGLISH DITCH CHANGES HANDS NEW COMPANY COMPLETES DEAL FOR HIGH LINE CANAL NEAR DENVER. HU HUGE RESERVOIRS INAUGURATES ONE OF THE LARG EST IRRIGATION ENTER PRISES IN COLORADO. Denver.—The Republican Friday morning says: Contracts were signed yesterday whereby the Antero l*and £ Irrigation Company, a new corpor ation formed of owners of land lying immediately east and northeast of Denver, along the line of the English High Line canal, purchased the An tero reservoir and the High Line ca nal for $1,500,000, making onu of the largest transfers of suburban Irriga tion property that has been made In this city In a number of years. Added to this will be the coat of en larging and extending the canal and constructing the main laterals, which will amount, according to engineers’ estimate, to $500,000 more. The pres ent deal is one of vast Importance to Denver from an irrigation standpoint, and represents the outcome of a trans action whereby 35 Denver and Greeley business men organized a close cor poration known as the “Antero & Ixjst Park Reservoir Company” for Ihe purpose of building veservolrs near the headwaters of the Platte two years ago. Two sites were purchased at that time, the Antero and the Lost Park. The Antero reservoir, located near Hartsel, about 100 miles from Denver, is nearly finished and is an ideal situ for an Irrigation dam. It is 15 miles in circumference, covers 4,000 acres and has a Btornge capacity of $3,500,- 000,000 cubic feet, equivalent to about 80,000 acre feet, or sufficient water to Irrigate 80,000 acres. The Antero & Ixist Park Reservoir Company on Feb. 6 of this year, pur chased the holdings of the English High Line Ditch Company for $600,000. The English company owned the High Line ditch, which extends from the mouth of the Platte canyon to a point about 15 miles northeast of Denver, n distance of 70 miles. Inasmuch as some of the most val uable farm lands In Colorado, for the mdst part close to Denver, are under the High Line, the purchase of thiß canal furnishes the Antero and Ixist Park Company with an outlet for Its water. The hhiglish company had no reservoirs and always experienced dif ficulty in securing enough water from the Platte to irrigate the lands under the ditch. As a consequence the land had lain idle and unproductive. In large portion, since the construction of the ditch as it hnd prior to that time. But the combination of reservoirs and ditch was a grent spur to the owners of land along the High Line. They saw their land greatly enhanced In value, and immediately began to devise ways and means to secure wa ter rights. They finally agreed to or ganise an irrigation district under the district irrigation law of Colorado, to be known as the Denver Suburban Ir-* rigation district, so cnlled because it adjoins the city limits to the north and east. The next step was to finance the enterprise and to Issue bonds to carry on the work. To do this the Antero Ixind & Irrigation company was or ganised, and It was this company thnt yesterday purchased the Antero reser voir and the High Line canal for sl,- 600,000. The company has purchased three additional reservoir sites along the line of the cannl for storage pur poses. These sub-reservoirs will have an additional capacity of 15,000 acre feet, making a total storage capacity of 93,000 acre feet for the district. The irrigation district contains but 60,000 acres, making It apparent that there will be ample water at hand, ns the United States government esti mates that only one acre foot of water Is necessary to irrigate an acre of ground for one senson. The officers of the Land Owners’ Association of the Denver Suburban Irrigation district, and of the Antero Land & Irrigation company are: R. A. Morrison, president; A. D. Annis. vice president, and A. D. Wall, secretary treasurer. A skeleton supposed to be that of Desler Harnols was found in the mountains six miles west of Poncha a few days since by George Webster, a prospector. Harnols disappeared from his home near Poncha about 18 months ago, but no trace of hint could be found. He was of a despondent na ture and once attempted suicide by shooting himself in the head. William Bascom, the motorcyclist who ran down and killed Adelbert Kuhlman, a five-year-old boy at Crip ple Creek, has been indicted on the charge of murder. The complaining witness is the boy’s father. Bascom was released on a SI,OOO bond. The Grand Junction City Council has approved the formal notice of election for charter convention delegates to be held June Bth, and nominations by pe titions will now be received by the city clerk. The convention of twenty one delegates will assemble June 12th. The twentieth annual jouvantion of the Colorado Christian Endeavor Un ion will be held in the Central Pres byterian church at Denver July 1 to 4, 1909. William Shaw of Boston, gen eral secretary of the United Society of Christian Endeavor, and other ajtcd speakers, will be present. CONDENSATION OF FRESH NEWS THE LATEST IMPORTANT DIS. PATCHES PUT INTO SHORT, CRISP PARAGRAPHS. STORY OF THE WEEK •HOWINQ THE PROGRESS OP EVENTS IN OUR OWN AND FOREIGN LANDS. WESTERN NEWS. Judge William L. Kelley at St. Paul haa issued an order forbidding a Sun day baseball game that was scheduled for May 25th. The Illinois Legislature has passed a bill increasing the salary of the In surance superintendent from $3,500 a year to $5,000. It has been signed by the governor. An automobile funeral was recently held in Chicago due to the strike of cab and carriage drivers. An automo bile hearse followed by ten ordinary motor carp formed the procession. Before closing the session on the 11th inst., the Texas Legislature passed a bill for the guarantee of bank deposits which was said to be satisfac factory to the governor. At the meeting of the National Grain Growers and Cattle Raisers at Springfield, Mo., Thursday a plan to construct a chain of warehouses in grain producing territory for the pur pose of holdings wheat for high prices was indorsed. Clinton C. Hutchinson, known as the father of irrigation projects in the West, died at his home in Portland, Ore., on the 10th inst., aged seventy five. Death was duo to old age. He founded the town of Ottawa, Kan., and afterward sold the tract upon which the town of Hutchinson now stands. Broughton Brandenburg, the news paper man and magazine writer charged with grand larceny in connec tion with the sale to the New York Times of an article purporting to have been written by Grover Cleveland, re cently waived extradition proceedings at San Francisco and agreed to go East for trial. One whole shoulder of a mountain near Burnt Cabin has slid into the Gros Ventre, according to forest rang ers at Pinedale, Wyo., who report that a deep lake hns formed above the slide, over which the stream now dashes in a series of cascades. The slide carried away a section of the Jackson-Pinedale road and extensive repairs will be necessary. There were heavy snowstorms In the east, central and southern portions of Montana, May 11th. A foot of snow fell in Gallatin county, being the heaviest at tills time of year in the history of the country. Bozeman had to abandon Its Arbor day exercises on account of the deep snow. In Beaver head county six inches of snow fell on the level, while in the mountains the fall was much heavier J. J. Carter of Jackson, Wyo., who is In Cheyenne for grand jury duty in the United States Court, reports that only about 1,000 elk perished from starva tion during the past winter, the re mainder of the 15,000 threatened with extermination having been saved by the action of the state in providing feed. Carter owns the largest elk farm in Wyoming, having sixty full grown animals In his herd. GENERAL NEWS. Bishop Charles B. Galloway of the Methodist Episcopal church South, died at Jackson, Miss., on the 12tb inst. of pneumonia. President Taft has Informed the di rectors of the Cincinnati zoo'that he will comply with their request to send to them all gift animals he receives. The Wright orotuers state that the only money they received white abroad was $100,000 from the govern ment of France. But they have made contracts with Germany, Italy and England. The one “real daughter” of the American Revolution, who belonged to the Sioux City chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, Mrs. Emily S. Nettleton, aged 91, died at Sioux City, la., on the 14tli Inst. The Wright brothers, at their Day ton, O., manufacturing plant, have up wards of sixty aeroplanes in process ot construction. The minimum price is $7,500, while big machines for war purposes will cost ns high as $25,000. Mehined V., the new Sultan of Tur key, was girded with the sword of Os man, which is the Turkish equivalent for coronation, on the 10th inst. He went through the ceremony of plough ing a furrow to indicate that he was physically fitted to bear the burdens f the empire. In an explosion on the quarter boat No. 3 at Coljoes key, on the Key West extension of the Florida East Coast railway, three men were Instantly kill ed and 12 badly Injured. It is believed that others were blown to atoms, as 700 pounds of dynamite went off. Capt. F. S. Cody, whose failures in his experimental aeroplane work for the British army have become a stand ing joke in the London newspapers, now seems to have achieved success. In the presence of the Prince of Wales he flew for nearly a mile at Aider shot. Captain Cody is an American. More than a quarter of a billion dol lars is the direct annual loss by fires In the United Ftates, according to figures presented by J. Montgomery Hare, president of the national board of fire underwriters at the forty-third annual meeting of the organization recently held in New York. Four men were killed on the night of the 10th inst. in an ex plosion in the mixing room of the powder mill near Co lumbus, Kans. The dead are: Joseph Stovall, Will Morran. Robert McFar land and James Rood. A “daylight movement” hns been 1 8‘arted in the East. The idea is to start all work in city offices one hour earlier than Is now the custom and to quit one hour earlier in the afternoon. The Pullman Company near Chicago begun work ou a $3,000,000 addition to its plant and will be ready in Septem ber to turn out 40,000 cars a year. The output is already sold. Dayton, O., the home of Wilbur and Orville Wright, will hold a great festi val June 17th-18th in honor of the two brothers, at which there will be an aeroplane ascension by one or both of them. The Jury in the Annis murder case at Flushing, N. Y., convicted Capt. Peter C. Halns, Jr., U. S. A., of man slaughter in the first degree, the pen alty, for which is from one to twenty years in the penitentiary. At a public meeting in Lima, Peru, the government’s policy on the ques tion of Chinese immigration was at tacked, after which the crowd started in to loot Chinese stores. Much dam age had been done before order was restored. Reorganization of the big fish con cern of A. Booth & Co. having been determined upon Borne time ago, the bankruptcy petition filed against the company has been dismissed in the United States District Court at Chi cago. The Cuban House of Representa tives by a vote of 52 to twenty passed the bill authorizing a national lottery. The general terms of the project, from which the government expects to draw an annual revenue of from $1,000,000 to $2,000,000, calls for three drawings monthly. A dispatch from Lagos in British West Africa states that Lieut. D. A. Vanrenen, assistant resident adminis trator of a district in Northern Nigeria, three other Englishmen and thirty-five native police were ambushed recently by natives at a point ten miles north east to Zungem. The lieutenant and twelve of the policemen were killed. A British force has been sent to the locality. The recent rioting in the vicinity of Marash in Syria has laid waste the entire district. Marash itself was spared, although a few persons were killed, but within sixty miles to the southwest a total of sixteen villages, with a population of 8,000 souls, have been practically wiped out. The only survivors are boys under ten and old women. The girls were carried away and the men killed. The Consolidated Coal Company of Baltimore has absorbed the Piedmont Coal Company, the Somerset Coal Company, the Clarksburg Fuel Com pany, the Pittsburg and Falrmount Fuel Company and their subsidiaries, including railroads, floating equip ment, docks and other property owned, thus making the company the largest j mining industry of its kind in the I world, owning and controlling 200,000 J acres of coal lands in Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. NEWS PROM WASHINGTON. Senator Guggenheim has Introduced a bill to advnnce Capt. M. J. Hogarty to the grade of brigadier general on the retired list. Florence Nightingale, who has Just entered her nln- 'eth year, received innumerable congratulatory messages at her home in London. She is very feeble and is confined to her rooms. After a day devoted to discussing the duty on iron ore, the senate adopt ed by a vote of 61 to 24 the recom mendation from the* committee on fi nance for a duty of 25 cents per ton on iron ore. The house had placed that article on the free list, while the present law levies a duty on it of 40 cents per ton. Final adjudication of the case of the State of New York against Capt. Peter C. Hains, Jr., for t. 4 e murder of Wil liam E. Annis, will be awaited by the War Department before It determines upon the attitude the military branch of the government shall take in regard to his status. It may be that he will be brought before a court-martial. President Taft, in a special message to Congress, calls attention to the act of the General Assembly of Porto Rico in adjourning sine die without having passed the necessary appropriation bills for carrying on the affairs of the island during the coming year and recommends legislation restricting the powers of that body. Captain Jackson Kirkman, formerly a Mississippi editor, and well known Confederate veteran, died in Washing ton a few days since. He was one of the officers known in the South as the "Immortal Six Hundred,” who as pris oners of war were placed under Con federate fire on an island near Char leston by the Union army as a measure of retaliation. The presence of William T. Vernon, register of the treasury, who is a ne gro. in the restaurant of the House building recently, aroused the ire of several Southern representatives in the House. They complained to the management of the restaurant nnd there was talk of filing a protest with the speaker who as chairman of the building committee, forms the regula tions governing the restaurant. The United States army is to have an aeronautic field near Washington which will rival the aerodrome at Ber lin and that at Issy Les Moullneaux near Paris, according to the announce ment of Gen. James Allen, chief signal officer. Tentative plans have been made for the opening to-settlement during the coming three months of over 2,300,000 j acres of land now embraced in Indian I reservations. These reservations arc the Flathead In Montana, 1,000,000 acres; Colville, Wash., 1,000,000. and Couer d'Alene, Idaho, 310,000 acres. Chief Signal Officer Allen has re ceived a letter from A. H. Herring, the New York aeroplanist, who holds a contract to deliver an neroplane at Fort Myer by June 1st, expressing his Intention of delivering the machine at that time. The secretary of the Interior has an nounced that town lots in the recla mation town of Powell, Big Horn county, Wyo.. will be placed on salr by public auction May 25th. Powell is the town site on lands included wfthin the iriigation district under the Shoshone reclamation project PREVENTION OF TUBERCULOSIS SPEAKER CANNON HAS HUMOR OUS TILT WITH DOC TOR OSLER. OSLER IS OPTIMISTIC GREATEST DANGER TO CHILDREN DECLARED TO BE ASSOCIA TION WITH CONSUMPTIVES. Washington.—Speaker Cannoa is not a bit afraid of Dr. Osier and his old-age theory. He told Dr. Osier so Friday during an address before the National Association for the Study of Tubercu losis. “Doctor Osier, I have reached the age of slxty-one, and I shake my fist In your face,” he said. Dr. Osier laughed heartily at this defi of his old-age theory. The Bpeaker harked back to the days of his childhood, when bathtubs were almost unheard of and when the snow would sift In and cover those lying in bed. "We had plenty of fresh air then, on the Wabash, and everywhere on the frontier, before the railroads," he said. Mr. Cannon favored more play grounds for children but urged that the legislator be dealt with gently if he did not do everything wanted of him. Dr. Osier in his address said tuber culosis no longer was a problem of the doctors and that it probably would take two or three generations to reduce its ravages to the present rate of typhoid. Dr. Osier congratulated the associa tion on having accomplished the awak ening of the public, legislatures, phil anthropists, physicians. Three things remained to bo done, said Dr. Osier. The first was to keep the public awake, the second to obtain more money and the third to arouse the interest of more men and women, because tho campaign was no longer one entirely for the doctors. "Whether tuberculosis will be final ly eradicated,” he declared, “Is even an open question, but when we think of what has been done in one generation, how the mortality in many places has been reduced more than fifty per cent. —indeed in some places 100 per cent. —lt is a battle of hope with victory In sight.” That there is a tendency to overrate the danger to children from milk from tuberculosis cattle was the decided view expressed by the speakers. Drs. Henry I* K. Shaw and Arthur T. lxilrd of Albany. N. Y., took the position that the attention of the pub lic should not be diverted from the great and real danger of human con tagion. If, they argued, tuber culosis milk was as virulent as so many declared* it was difficult to con ; ceive how nny children escaped infec tion. A diagnosis of tuberculosis In a child by rational symptoms alone, they contended, was impossible in the early stages. They declared that the history of tuberculosis in the family of a sick child was almost a prior evidence of the presence of some form of tubercu losis. The association of the child with tuberculosis parents or other consump tives, they said, was a matter of such importance In the diagnosis as well as in the prevention of the disease that I every member of a tuberculosis family should be examined as a matter of rou tine. Infection during life, they said, might take place through tho air and from food, but the infection form was probably by far the most common route. Children especially were ex posed to Infection because of their ir resistible impulse to place everything 1 in their mouths. A resolution was presented by Health Officer Greensfelder of St. Lou.- is, urging the creation of the office of Secretary of Ileulth in the Cabinet of i the President. j Brig. Gen. George A. Sternberg, for | mer surgeon general of the army, op -1 posed the creation of such an office, saying that he did not believe in hav ing a political doctor in charge of the nation’s health. | The resolution was laid on the table by a decisive vote. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: President. Dr. E. J. Janewify, New York; first vice president, Edward T. Devine, New York; second vice presi dent, Dr. Henry Sewall, Denver, treas urer, Dr. George M. Sternberg, Wash ington. Christians for Turkish Army. Ixmdon.—The Constantinople cor respondent of the times says that he has good reason to believe that Gen eral Schefket’s suggestion thnt hence forth twenty-five per cent, of the army be composed of Christians will shortly be carried into effect. This will min imize the danger of attacks on Chris tians. Long Session Expected. Washington. —Senators Hale of Maine, Guggenheim of Colorado and Scott of West Virginia, discussed with President Taft Saturday the probable date of tho adjournment of Congress. They agreed that August Ist seemed now to be tho earliest possible day the two houses of Congress could agree upon a tariff bill. It is feared that some of the aged senators who arfe not In robust health may not survive the session if they remain at their posts during the hot weather. German Military Airship Stations. Berlin.—Germany is to be fortified with a chain of airship stations, stretching from Lake Constance by way of Alsace and Lorraine to the Rhine provinces as far north as Ham burg. As each of these stations will be within a short distance of the French border, the plan has its sig nificance. There is vague talk of estab lishing another airship line skirting the Baltic and North Seas. This would mean looking In the direction of England. COLORADO NEWS At Pueblo Edward Weldon, known as the “poet burglar" has been sen tenced to from three to five years in the penitentiary. A. Eddie of La Salle, a mail carrier on Route 1, thinks that he is probably the only rural carrier in the state who makes his daily trip by automobile. The new $60,000 Y. M, C. A. build ing at Grand Junction will be formally dedicated June 4th. Many prominent people will be present from all parts of the state. Rev. G. A. Brandelle, D. D., of Den ver, was recently elected for the tenth time president of the Kansas Lutheran conference, embracing Kansas, Col orado and Texas. Mrs. Rebecca Eaton, widow of the late ex-Governor Eaton, and Bruce G. Eaton, and wife have incorporated the Bruce G. Eaton Company, capitalized at $500,000. Postmaster Paul J. Sours of Denver has gone for a two months’ pleasure trip to the Pacific coast. He will stay a short time in San Francisco, where he will join his family and he will then attend the fair at Seattle. A four-color booklet, said to be the first used in railroad advertising west of the Mississippi, has been issued by the Colorado Midland Railway Com pany, descriptive of Colorado and the territory tributary to the Midland. A movement is on foot to consoli date all of the commercial organiza tions in Pueblo. The plan is to have one great organization, with about 1,000 members, and to erect a mag nificent building with club rooms. The Sterling Municipal Civic League observed cleaning up day May 10th, and the town was thoroughly reno vated. The work was under the di rection of President Mrs. C. B. Tlm berlake and Vice President Mrs. H. B. Davis. In the district court at Conejos in the case of Tom Weaver, charged with the murder of Carl E. Brown, the Jury returned a verdict of murder In the first degree and recommended life imprisonment. A motion for a new trial was made. An Esperanto society has been or ganized in Denver for the promotion of the new universal language. It Is estimated that there ure two hundred students of Esperanto in the state. J. Warner Edwards is president of the Denver society. The State University at Boulder will graduate from all departments ap proximately ICS students June 9th. Only 147 were given diplomas last year. One degree of Doctor of Philos ophy, nine degrees of M.A. and three of C.E., while two persons ivlll take a Master’s degree. Unable to extricate her foot from between the bars of the cattle guard which she attempted to cross with two other children, Eva Warner, aged eight, met death at a railroad cross ing at Windsor on the 13th Inst, and her two little companions almost lost their lives in an heroic attempt to aid her. The engineer did not see the children In time to stop the train. The Greeley Commercial Club will ask $lO from each of the big ditch and reservoir companies of Weld coun ty to help create a fund to pu3h a bill in the next Legislature to enlarge the forest reserves at the head of the streams in Colorado, for the benefit of irrigation. The action was taken following an address by Directors Davis and Weld of the Com mercial Club. Denver parties have leased the Jack son Lake reservoir, east of Greeley, for SSOO a year for the fishing privilege. A seine 3,000 feet long is drawn out by four horses and the catch often be ing over three tons of fish. The les sees get the carp and suckers weigh ing more than two pounds*. Trout, bass, etc., must be returned to the res ervoir. The captured fish are shipped alive in big tanks to Denver where they are placed in artifical ponds and sold. Mrs. Sarah Morley, who settled in Greeley in 1872, celebrated her eighty sixth birthday at Greeley on the 12th inst. She was the daughter of Judge Benjamin Raymond of Norfolk, N. Y., and the youngest of nine children, five of whom lived to be over eighty. In 1836 she went to Chicago to make her home with Hon. B. W. Raymond, her oldest brother, who with Governor Ev ans of Colorado founded the towns of Evanston and Elgin, 111. The brother was also mayor of Chicago several terms. The MacArthur Brothers Construc tion Company of New York has in stalled one of the biggest concrete mixing plants In the country at the site of the big dam which it is build ing for the Central Colorado Power Company, near Nederland, in Boulder county. When in full swing the plant will be capable of supplying 1,000 cubic feet of concrete every twenty four hours. Aerial and surface trams have been constructed anti six locomo tives and 150 cars are employed in moving material to the dam. About 400 men will be employed during the summer. The first "grandchild" in the herd of buffalo in the City Park at Denver, was born a few days since. The little fellow Is a bull and has been the cen ter of Interest ever since his arrival. Its mother was born In the park and is three years old. The sire is one of the Pablo Alta herd from the Flathead reservation in Montana. The Denver & Rio Grande has put into service four new observation cars, built In the Pullman observation shops at a cost of $30,000 each. The cars are of superior type of construction and will be operated on the through trains between Denver and Ogden. Prominent capitalists of Lawrence, Kans., are said to be organizing a con struction company, which will finish the Knnsas-Colorado railroad, on which work was suspended several months ago. The construction com pany will be Incorporated in Kansas and former Congressman Bowersock will be the president. The Denver chamber of commerce has decided to offer two cups worth SIOO each for the best fat cattle, fed in the fAate, and the best Colorado swine bred and fed in the state, the cups to be presented at the next show of the Colorado Live Stock association FACTS ABOUT ALFALFA MILLS PLANT NOT GROUND, BUT RE DUCED BY SHREDDING, BEAT ING OR CUTTING. HOW TONE SUPPLY TWENTY-TON MILL CALLS FOR CROP OF AT LEAST 2,500 ACRES. (By William L. Monroe.) There is such wide-spread interest throughout the West in the milling of alfalfa and so little definite informa tion concerning the different methods and cost of milling, the cost of mills, and markets for the finished products that a brief outline of these subjects seems appropriate. Alfalfa cannot be ground, as the term is understood, but must be reduced by shredding, beat ing or cutting. Shredding is the least satisfactory and least used method. The product is too fibrous and stringy and contains a large percentage of lint. Beating and cutting or granulat ing are the most used and most satis factory methods. The cutting or granulating method can be built In farm units, but the beater method can not because of the weight of machin ery and the high power required In operation. A commercial mill of twenty tons' daily capacity, day-time run, is gener ally the most economical to operate per ton of output and will usually han dle all the alfalfa grown tributary to it. A mill should be so located that an ample supply of loose alfalfa, de livered to the mill on farm wagons di rect from the stack, will be assured. If hay has to be shipped to the mill it would have to be baled—the baling, freight and extra handling adding from $2.00 to $2.50 to the cost of each ton, a handicap almost impossible to off set. Before a mill is located, con tracts between the mill owners and alfalfa growers should be executed for the growth of sufficient acreage to as sure the desired tonnage. These con tracts usually stipulate a fixed price for the alfalfa tor a definite number of years. Such contracts are neces sary to protect .both parties. A mill of twenty tons’ capacity should have contracts covering at least 2,500 acres for a continuous day-light run, and 5,000 acres for day and night run. The cost of commercial milling de pends on the method used, rate of wages and cost of power. The ton cost of the product in wages is from 50 cents to $1 if not sacked, and $1 to *2 if sacked. The cost of power is from 25 cents to $1 a ton on the basis oi $5 a ton for coal. With the right equipment ' of machinery. average wages of $2.o0 a day, and coal $2.50 n ton, the cost of milling a ton of pro duct is close to $1.25 sacked. With higher priced labor and fuel, and wrong equipment, the cost may be doubled or even trebled. The product is gen erally sacked for shipment and sold in bulk locally. The cost of sacks is $1.50 to $1.76 a ton. A fair price for the best quality alfalfa, delivered loose at the mill in eastern Colorado, is $7 a ton. Shrinkage should not exceed per cent, making the net cost of alfalfa $7.25 a ton. Assuming good mangcment, cost of milling, $1.25; sacks, $1.75, and alfalfa $7.25; the en tire cost to the mill of a ton of pro duct is $10.25. The selling price f. o. b. cars at eastern Colorado points for properly milled products from good quality al falfa is around $14 a ton on quantity contracts and $15 in single car lots. The demand for the product comes from everywhere—the West, Middle West or corn belt; the East and South. There are instances where local feeders take the entire output. What does twenty tons daily amount to in an active feeding commun ity? The cost of a mill of twenty tons’ daily capacity for milling alfalfa alone is from $20,000 to $25,- 000, according to locality and details —all complete and ready to run. Grain milling equipment would involve addi tional cost. A commercial mill of twenty tons’ daily capacity requires fifty to two hundred horsepower, de pending on method and equipment. The cutting or granulating method because of light weight of machinery and low power requirements can be built in sizes and capacities adapted to farm and feed lot. When so built the machines are adjusted to make a coarser product than the commercial mills, giving a corresponding increase of capacity In proportion to power. These machines can be arranged for mounting on wneels if desired, and then can be operated in the field and moved and run with n traction engine like a thresher separator. These ma chines of ten tons a day capacity re quire ten horsbpower and cost $1,500; of twenty tons’ daily capacity require fifteen horsepower and cost $2,000. The cost of operation is from 50 cents to $t a ton of product not sacked. Spray for Plant Lice. If any of the orchard plant lice have been allowed to hatch upon the trees, it is important that they should be destroyed before the winged broods appear, to enable the lice to scatter about from tree to tree, and orchard to orchard. Very few of the winged lice appear before the last week In May or the first of June. Before that time, and the sooner the better, the infested trees should be sprayed with some one of the applications that are deadly to plant lice. Alfilaria, says the Benson (Ariz.) Press, is growing thicker than ever this spring on the free open ranges tributary to Benson. It has only been a few years since stock men first noticed this remarkable wild grass in this part of Arizona. It is thought to have been introduced by droppings from cattle shipped in, and has now spread over the entire country, both valley and mountain ranges. The win ter moisture sprouts the seed very early, and new seed is soon repro duced, which is very nutritious. 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TOILET ANTISEPTIC NOTHING LIKE IT TOR TUP TFPTU >azt ‘ ne * n y dentifrice I Mb IKb I n in cleansing, whitening and removing tartar from the teeth, besides destroying all germs of decay and disease which ordinary tooth preparations cannot do. •Flip lifts ITU Pa* tine wed asm mouth - ! 1 nL MIUU I VI wash disinfects the mouth and throat, purifies the breath, and kills the germs which collect in the mouth, causing sore throat, bed teeth, bad breath, grippe, and much sickness. TUP PYPQ when inflamed, tired, ache IHt LI L 9 and burn, may be instantly relieved and strengthened by Pax tine. PATADDU Paxtine will destroy the germs 1 Annn that cause catarrh, heal the in flammation and stop the discharge. It is a sure remedy for uterine catarrh. Paxtine is a harmless yet powerful germicide.disinfecflant and deodorizer. Used in bathing it destroys odors and fMMajjH leaves the body antiseptically dean. UQEpSS rOft SALE AT DRUG STORES,BOc. I A ll OR POSTPAID BY MAIL. I WM MM LARGE SAMPLE FREE! &22J? THE PAXTON TOILET CO. BOBTON. MASS. Insomnia "I have been using Cascareta for In somnia, with which I have been afflicted for twenty years, and I can say that Cas carets have given me more relief than any other remedy I have ever tried. I shall certainly recommend them to my friends as being all that they are represented.” Thos. Gillard, Elgin, 111. Pleasant. Palatable. Potent. Taste Good. Do Good. Never Sicken. Weaken or Gripe. 10c. 2Sc. 50c. Never sold In bulk. The gen uine tablet stamped CC C. Guaranteed to cure or your money bock. 024 Only Sure Curs for Tubercuolsis. In view of the constant agitation and misrepresentation with regard to the treatment of consumption, the- National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis has issued a statement in which It states that the only sure cure for this disease is fresh air, rest and wholesome food. Hardly a week passes without some quack “doctor”- or "eminent specialist" in forming the public that he has at last discovered the Sure cure for tubercu losis. After examining every one of these so-called cures, several hundred in number, the National association states that, one and all, they are mis representations or fakes. Negative Virtues. Beware of making your moral staple consist of the negative virtues. It Is good to abstain, and teach others to abstain, from all that is sinful or hurtful. But making a business of it leads to emaciation of character un less one feeds largely also on the more nutritious diet of active sympa thetic benevolence.—Oliver Wendell Holmes. Suns, Stars, Comets & Co. ‘‘Why do they so often name news papers after the heavenly bodies?” ’’That’s easy—because they shed light upon the earth.” Those who keep Hamlins Wizard Oil in the house do not have to buy any other remedy for sore throat. No other rem edy will cure this trouble so quickly or so surely. Remember this. And when a woman tells how suc cessful her husband is in business it’s usually a safe bet that he isn’t. Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup. For children trrthlnc, toften* the puna, reduce* tn fl animation, si lay a pain, care* wind colic. 25c a bottle. Fly time and baseball are very prop erly contemporaneous.