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LAMAR - - - COLORADO CLOTHES. Mere man baa been consistently and earnestly poking fun at woman be cause of the vagaries which fashion has imposed upon her. Latterly, this has been more marked, perhaps, than in the olden days when the funny fel lows who write paragraphs, figurative ly, wore out the hoopsklrts and the big balloon sleeves. Of late inucu merry laughter has been expended over the woman of the patella shape and the peach basket headgear. It Is thoroughly convulsing, says the Pitts burg Post. Womun is such a queer sight, togged out to represent an ani mated mushroom. But what of a man and his attire? Is the laugh to be on one corner of the mouth? Does not the shoe on the ether foot pinch a little? Those strange shoes of the emerald hue. And what of all the other green things he dons that give him the appearance of a string bean at a little distance. If he chances to be of a lean and hungry build? Consider for a moment the "swell-dresser’' who swings up the avenue, his sack coat extending to the region of the patella, two or three buttons the fraction of an Inch apart, holding It together, the trousers, turned half way to the knee, as though reaching upward to meet the coat, and themselves bellying like a pair of balloons. Consider the diag onal cut of the pockets nnd the curi ous bands and braids about his cuffs. Is he not a sightly figure? # An autopioblie bill has been passed by the legislature of New York after a wrangle as to which of the depart ments should have the licensing pow er, and it is possible that more impor tant provisions may have been over looked in the contest. The fact that It places the maximum speed limit at 30 miles and retains the present road rules is evidence that it Is not likely to Improve conditions on the road to any great extent. A speed of 30 miles au hour may be extremely dangerous on some roads where it is impossible to see for any great distance. The railroads find danger at curves that are hidden hy foliage, and there are many highway crossings thus ob scured. There are probably Tew farmers who have closely figured the average cost of marketing any given unit of their crops as n manufacturer figures upon each article he turns out. says the Philadelphia Public Ledger. As long as there was nothing to he done but to plow and sow and reap nnd count up the total result such calcu lations were not cnlled for. Hut that easy time Is passing. It Is the man who mnkes two blades to grow where one grew before, not two blades upon twice the area of ground, who is on the road to wealth. A clubwoman in a discussion how to make home happy uttered the now fa mous dictum. "Feed the brute.” A New York magistrate has taken up the challenge and supplemented this dictum with the order to feed the brute well. Here Is a field of argu ment In which the weaker sex signal ly fails, says the Baltimore American. Kve tempted Adam with a toothsome morsel, and her daughters have suf fered the penalty of tempting man through his palate ever since. Another wealthy English nobleman is reported to have sold a Item brand t masterpiece for 1500.000. Presumably the purchaser will be set down us s rich American, and the vials of British wrath will be opened on his head. But where will come in censure for the British nobleman who wanted the money more ttaa lie wanted to keep the picture ns a national possession ? International control of the air is to b« advocated at the fourth Pan-Ameri can conference to be held in Argen tina, at which time aeronautics am: wireless telegraphy will be discussed Possibly that is ail that is intended but the casual reader might imagine some trust was getting ready to squeeze the breath out of us. The divorce ot young couples and the romance of octogenarians rub each other by the elbow in the day s news. Cup.d is a queer little chap and there is no accounting for hit freaks. Antl-vivisel-tionists arelTow holding a congress in London and trying to convince the world that the life of a dog is of more value than the life ot a man. The remarkable thing about most of these feather-brained people who rush along city “streets In automobiles is that they have nothing to rush about. It would be annoying ft « Judge's decision should unmarry 3,0t)0 or sc couples who were wedded in good faith and prefer to remain wedded. Japan’s government ought to be sol Id with the people for some time, it has supplied good crop prospects. Mrs. Julia Ward He.we lias t , a ripe and honored old age without seeing the popularity of her great song grow dim. Paris merchants would hate to con nive at smuggling, but they wan: tc sell lots of goods to American visitors At the same time no one is obliged to eat wheat bread. There's rye cake and corn pone —just as good. It Is dangeious every once in awhile to spit on the sidewalk. NEWS TO DATE IN PARAGRAPHS CAUGHT FROM THE NETWORK OF WIRES ROUND ABOUT THE WORLD. DURING THE PAST WEEK A RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENTS CONDENSED FOR BUSY PEOPLE. WESTERN NEWS. John E. Wilkie, chief of the federal secret service bureau, has declined to accept the position of chief of police of Chicago. From noon, August 6th, to midnight, when the weekly close season com menced, 1,739,000 sockeye salmon were taken from traps and by seiners and landed at the canneries of Belling ham, Blaine, Anacortes in Washington and the lower Frazer. At Cheyenne on the 7th inst. the Jury in the case of John (Posey) Ryan, charged with killing his wile, returned a verdict of murder in the second de gree, tlie penalty for which may be from twenty years to life imprison ment. Tho army transport Logan arrived 1 at San Francisco from Munila on the I 10th Inst., bringing the Thirtieth in fantry, 100 enlisted men of the engi neers corps, 38 military prisoners, 90 casuals and 25 men of the signal corps. The Bankers’ Deposit Surety Com pany, an organization formed to in sure deposits of Kansas National banks, hns been denied permission to do business in the stute. The com pany asked the State Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus. The controversy between the Chi cago street railways and their em ployes was settled at a meeting of the street railway oflicers and officials of i the union. There will be no strike. Formal peace under u three and a half-year contract was agreed upon. Isadore Selig of Myrtle Creek, Ore., drew number one in the great land draw-ing for the Coeur d'Alene reser vation on the 9th inst. John Hedmark Spokane; Charles T. Cornwell, Spo kane; Herman Neubauer, South Ta- j coma. Wash., were second, third and ' fourth, respectively. With but 112 miles of Its line from Salt Lake to Oakland to be construct ed, the Western Pacific Company ex pects to have trains in operation be tween the two cities within ninety days, according to the estimate made by 114 M. McCartney, first assistant engineer. In the United States District Court at Denver on the 9th Inst. Federal Judge Hubert E. Lewis refused to is sue the temporary injunction sought by Ceorge J. Kindel against the Rock Island, Colorado & Southern and Santa F'e railroads, to prevent a raise of freight rates to Galveston. The United States mint at Denver hns been closed since the 1st day of July for the annual cleanup and set tlement, and waiting orders from ! Washington. Word is expected with- ' in the next two weeks from the di- j rector of the mint instructing re- j sumption. Until this order is re ceived the mint will continue closed. ■ The Rev. Robert J. Burdette, the ! noted lecturer and humorist, has formally tendered his resignation as pastor of the Temple Baptist Church 1 in lios Angeles and it has been ac cepted by the board of trustees. Dr. Burdette is HI at his summer home, ‘'Eventide," at CUfton-by-the-Sea, and his resignation was made upon the ad vice of his physician. He asked that he be made pastor emeritus and this request will be granted. He has been j pastor of the Temple Baptist Church since its organization, July 26, 1903. GENERAL NEWS. Gutzon Borglum, the sculptor, has received a commission to make a bust of President Taft. , Elidore Vlllazon was inaugurated as president of Bolivia on the 12th Inst.. in succtssion to Isninll Montt. In view of the precarious health of King Menclik of Abyssinia, full pow ers of regency have been granted to Res Tesama. the guardian of Prince LidJ Jeassu. the heir presumptive to the throne. Fourteen lives were lost and much property destroyed in Monterey, Mex ico,, on the 11th inst., by an overflow of the Santa CatarinaTiver. Some es timates place the number of dead as high as fifty. Joy riders who use automobiles without the owners' consent, are lia ble to $100 tine or ten days in jail un der Connecticut’s new automobile law. The penalty fer operating a car while intoxicated is increased to $500, or one year's imprisonment. The American Veterans of Foreign Service in convention at Pittsburg, elected J. Alfred Judge commander. Fire which swept away twenty resi dences in South Chicago on the morn ing of the loth inst. burned six i er sons to death. A majority of the vic tims were Poles, who lived in small,, crowded tenements. Glowing reports have been received at Buluwayo of the discovery in the Abercorn district of British Central i Alrica of gold deposits similar to the Hand formation, which are said to ex tend over an area of six miles. The Argentina minister of agricul ture has annulled tne decree of 1908 prohibiting the importation into Ar gentina of American cattle. Col. Albert A. Pope, well known In automobile and bicycle circles through out the United States and Canada, died in Cohasset. Mass., on the 10th inst/ Prof. Wilhelm Bernhardt, aged six-; ty. of Washington, D. C.. a well-known educator and author,- was struck and killed by a train on the Rutland rail road in Vermont on the 12th inst. Forty infants perished on account of the heat In New York City and vi cinity on the 10th Inst. General von Ileeringf, commander of the Second Army Corps, Germany, lias been appointed by Emperor Wil liam to the position of Prussian min ister of war in succession to General Von Elnem, retired. At Milan, Italy, on the 10th inst., the balloon Albatross, piloted by l.ieutenant Mina, ascended to a height of 11,800 meters, or over seven miles, which is believed to be the world’s record. Orville Wright sailed for Europe on the 10th inst. lie will make a brief stay in England and then go to Ger many to make a series of flights for the compnny organized to manufac ture the Wright aeroplanes. In reply to callers, President Taft is said to have indicated that he will recommend statehood for Arizona ana New Mexico in his next message to Congress, asking fulfillment of the Republican platlorm promise. Native reports received at Amoy, China, indicate that the disaffection in the Chang-Foog district is increasing. The revolutionists have s'x hundred armed troops, have established a pow der manufactory and are continually importing arms. The government of Ecuador has re ceived telegraphic congratulations from all parts of the world on the one hundredth anniversary of the first movement on the part of the people of Ecuador to declare their indepen dence of Spain. Ella Glngles, the young Irish lace maker, whose trial in Chicago for lar ceny attracted national attention be cause of her charge that an attempt had been made to force her into "white slavery," has sailed for her home in Ireland. By a vote of, 23 to 10 the Alabama Senate passed the Ballard constitu tional prohibition bill. The amend ment will be submitted to the leoplo at a special election to be heid with in the next ninety days. Governor Comer will sign the bill. The naval tug Nezlnscot, Captain Evans, with a cargo of anchors, sunk between Portsmouth and Boston in a heavy gale on ihe 11th inst. and her assistant surgeon, Charles F. Trotter, and three of her crew lost their lives, while nine others, including the cap tain's wife and boy, reached lund after a hard struggle. 4 The balloon Sirius, which ascended at Challons, France, on Sunday, tho 8th Inst., under the pilotage of M. Spertenberg, with three passengers, succeeded in flying over the Alps, land ing near Locarno at an altitude of 5,400 feet. The Sirius traversed Mont Blanc and soared over the Aiguille du Dru and the Aiguille Verte. The high est altitude attained v.as 18,373 feet. Advices received at Tromsoo, Nor way, from Spitsbergen, where the Wal- ! ter Wellman polar expedition is being I prepared for an attempt to reach the north pole, say the repairs to ihe air ship shed, which was badly damaged by a storm last June, have been com pleted and that a gas apparatus has been installed. Mr. Wellman began the Inflation of the balloon July 31hL NEWS FROM WASHINGTON. Acting Secretary of the Interior Wil son has designated 1,658,640 acres more of land located in the north western pnrt of Montana along the Missouri river near Fort Benton, ns coming within the enlarged homestead act. This makes 25.466,200 acres thus designated in Montana. President Taft has appointed Charles A. Overlock of Arizona aa l nited States marshal for that terri tory. The retirement of B. F. Daniels, who has served as marshal during the past few years, marks the passing from office of another of Mr. Roose velt’s rough riders. Facts rcently submitted to Richard A. Ballinger, secretary of the Interior, and Fred Dennett, commissioner of the general land office, concerning fraudulent entries on 300,000 acres of Alaska coal land, are expected to uncover the biggest, most far-reaching scandal ever brought to light by spe cial agent8 of the government. Secretary of the Treasury McVeagh is said to contemplate re-designing the paper currency of the country. Ills idea is to put the same portrait on all notes of the same denomina tion, and he also believes that the de signs should be so distinctive that no confusion could occur. He thinks (hat the present size of the paper money could be reduced about one-quarter, conforming in size to ihe French pa per money. Owing to the existence among sheep in Wyoming of a contagious, communi cable disease known as lip and leg disease, the secretary of agriculture has declared a quarantine effective August 12th of all the counties in Wy oming except those on the southern border line, prohibiting the interstate transportation, movement or trailing or driving of sheep from the quaran tined area except under rigid restric tions and inspection by the bureau of animal Industry. The visit of President Taft to the Pacific coast and the South, upon which he will start on the 15th of Sep tember. will require him to travel m distance of some 13.0(M miles and will occupy very nearly two months. General Superintendent W. E. Long fellow of the United States volunteer life saving corps, says in his report for June that taere were 1.176 drown ings in the United States, and more than 106 in Uanada for the month, as compared with 621 and 81, respective- I ly, in May. The tariff bill was passed by the Senate Thursday, the 5th inst., after having already been passed by the I House, and was immediately signed by | President Taft. i All records for manufacturers' ma terial imported Into the United States ! were broken during the fiscal year 1909, according to the bureau of sta ! tistlcs. Raw wool, raw cotton, raw ) silk, Hbers. hides and skins, India rub ; her, tobacco, tin. copper, lumber and | certain articles included under the j general group "chemicals, drugs and dyes.” are the principal articles la- I ported for manufacturing. IRRIGATIONISTS SELECT PUEBLO NEXT MEETING OF THE CON GRESS TO BE HELD IN PITTS BURG OF COLORADO. ASKS 10,000,000 FUND COMMEND PINCHOTT AND NEW ELL IN FORESTRY AND RE CLAMATION BUREAU. Spokane, Wash.—The selection ot Pueblo, Colo., as the next meeting place, the passage of resolutions com mending both the efforts of Pine-hot and Newell in the forestry and recla mation bureaus, asking a $10,000,000 irrigation fund frim Congress and commending the Mississippi deep wa terways, the seventeenth national ir rigation congress came to a practical adjournment Friday afternoon. An annual appropriation of $10,000,- 000 for a period of five years to aid in the irrigation work is asked of Congress in resolutions adopted by the National Irrigation Congress to day. This is perhaps the most impor tant recommendation in the resolu tions adopted, of which the following is a synopsis: "That homesteaders under a gov ernment project shall not be required to establish a residence before the government is prepaid to furnish him with water. C "1 hat the government take meas ures to drain swamp lands in aid of land reclamation and of public health. "That the irrigation congress aid with other conservation organizations to bring about waterway improve ment, reforestation and other like propects. “That there be brought about sur veys nnd estimates of reclamation of submerged lands wherein the work is international in character. (This re fers to northern Idaho more specif ically.) "That the reclamation act be ex tended to Hawaii. "That the state pass laws regulat ing cutting of public and private tim ber. "That there should be no political lines with reference to the use of wa ter for irrigation. "That the Mississippi deep water way he developed." John I. Martin of St. Louis, repre senting W. K. Kavanaugh, president of the Lakes-to-the-Gulf Deep Water ways Association, urged a bond issue in aid of the deep waterway project. His plea for the assistance of the con gress in obtaining this bond issue was greeted with applause. He gave an outline of what is expected as a re sult of the proposed fourteen-foot main trunk waterway. John T. Mat thews was also a speaker on the sub ject of waterways. The afternoon was given over to addresses by governors of the states of Florida, South Dakota, Idaho, Washington. Nebraska and Montana. Governor Shellcnberger of Nebraska made* a stirring appeal Yor the consbr vat lon of resources, which was greet ed with continued applause. He had with him a considerable delegation of both men and women. Governor Gilchrist of Florida gained the confidence of the congress by an appeal for the abolition of Mason and Dixon's line and by the designation of the South as a “sleeping giant, now awake." Governor Brady of Idaho commend ed both Secretary Ballinger and Gif ford Pint-hot and urged that oil be poured on the troubled waters In the interest of the general western good. Governors Vesey of South Dakota and Norris of Montana thanked the congress for its activities. Gen. Piet Vilkon, formerly of Kru ger’s army in the Transvaal, repre sented Governor Curry of New Mex ico. All remaining traces of the Ballin ger-Pinchot hostilities disappeared the last day of the congress, with perhaps a mention now and then by some kindly-disposed speaker. Deep waterways for the island em pire was the subject of an address oi Prof. W. D. Lyman, who spoke in the morning. The following officers, in addition to • the election of B. A. Fowler of Phoenix, Arlz., president, and Arthur Hooper, Spokane, secretary, ns fore shadowed by the Associated Press several days ago, were elected unani mously: Vice President—Ralph Twitchell, New Mexico. Second Vice President —R. W. Young, Utah. Third Vice President —L. Newman, Montana. Fourth Vice President —F. W. Flem ing, New Mexico. Fifth Vice President —E. J. Watson, South Carolina. England Plans Great Army. London.— One great, homogeneous, imperial British army, uniformly trained and equipped, is to be the outcome of the imperial conference in the naval and military defenses of the empire held at the foreign of fice the latter part of July. In a re cent speech War Secretary Haldane estimated that the United Kingdom. Canada. Australia. New Zealand and South Africa could furnish a total ot forty-six divisions. This is equivalent to twenty-three army corps, which is the strength of the German army. Flag to Flag Auto Contest. Denver.—The official rules concern ing the Flag to Flag reliability and endurance contest for the G. A. Wahl green trophy, which w-ill be run from Denver to the City of Mexico, start ing Monday. October 25th. have been issued. These rules follow ciosely along the lines of the regulations for the Glldden. Hower and Detroit tro phies. According to present plans, there will be not less than twenty ma chines entered and Mexico City will be reached the week 9f November 15th. STATE NEWS ITEMS Capitalists from Kansas City and Tulsa, Okla., are reported to be pre paring to prospect for oil about thirty miles south of Limon. Wyoming is negotiating to have her twenty women convicts taken care of in the Colorado penitentiary at Canon City. The total net assessed valuation of Pueblo county for 1909 is $26,740,- 989.01. The valuation for 1908 was 126,823,639. One thousand laboring men expect to leave Colorado Springs in a special train September 6th to attend the La bor day celebration at Pueblo. The annual conference of the Meth odist church of Colorado will be held at Pueblo the first week in Septem ber. Three cups will be given by the Denver Chamber of Commerce to Colorado dry farmers exhibiting at the Dry Farming Congress at Billings, .Mont., in October. On Friday night, August 20th, the city of Denver will give an elaborate display of fireworks at the City Park in honor of the delegates to the Trans mississippl Congress. The honorary commercial commis sioners of the Japanese empire to the number of thirty will reach Denver November 7th, at 2:30 p. m., and will leave at 11:45 p. m. on the day fol lowing. E. R. O'Malia of Leadville was elected president of the Colorado Fu neral Directors' Association at the closing session of its annual conven tion at Leadville, and Denver was chosen for the 1910 meeting. The interior of the Denver Audito rium is to be elaborately decorated at large expense. It is planned to have the work completed and the new SIO,OOO drop curtain hung before Presi dent Taft's visit in September. On receiving news of the death of Robert M. Womack, Mayor Van Til borg of Cripple Creek issued a procla mation calling for all flags In the city to be placed at half mast in honor of the memory of the "Father of Cripple Creek.” A wreck occurred on the Rio Grande near Dulce on the night of the 12th inst.. when a double-header freight ran Into a inud slide in Navajo canon, both engines turning over. Engineer J. S. Thompson had n leg broken and was scalded, his injuries being dan gerous. The work of cutting down the grade at Dead Man's hill. Just south of Palmer I>ake, has been completed, thus reducing to a minimum the dan ger to automobtlists. The cost was borne jointly by the county commis sioners of El Paso county, the Colo rado Springs Antomobile Club und the trustees of Palmer Lake. At I*afayette on the 10th inst., after a heated discussion over a resolution introduced by Delegate L. D. Hosman of the Denver Typographical Union, lasting several hours, the State Fed eration of convention refused to go on record as indorsing the So cialistic party or the organization of a new political party, by a vote of 50 to 12. During a severe electric storm at Idaho Springs, on the 12th inst., light ning struck the shaft cable at the upper workings of the mine and two prominent young mining men were instantly killed. They were How ard Quick, aged 22, and Percy Barron, 23. Two fellow workmen who were being hoisted from the mine in the same bucket, escaped injury. The annual meeting of the Chautau qua Climbers’ Club at Boulder elected the following officers for the ensuing year: Dr. Hungerford of Denver, president: Mrs. C. L. Bradford, vice president, and Arthur Ridgeway of Boulder, secretary. Plans were made for providing shelter along the differ ent trails, making new trails, and nam ing and identifying rocks, springs and paths. It is thought that a skeleton found in the mountains in California recent ly is that of William Sellwood, a son of Mrs. B. M. Wilson of Greeley, who has not been heard from for four years. A letter written by Mrs. Wil son. dated August 18, 1908, was found near the bones and was the only clew which the officers have to work on. Four years ago Sellwood was at Salt 1-ake. At an election on the 10th Inst, in the proposed irrigation district of Lin coln county to take In about 10,060 acres south of Limon and to be known as the Big Sandy Irrigation district, it was decided to bond the district for $250,000 to carry out the project. A8 soon as the bonds are disposed of, work will commence, and It is thought it will <be completed in time to water next season's crops. Seven persons were seriously hurt and a large number of others sus tained bruises in the wreck of the Missouri Pacific passenger train No. 2, one mile east of Avondale. Pueblo county, on the Bth, inst. The smoking car and chair car were overturned and every car left the rails. i,loyd Brown of Ordway had an arm broken and Ollle Moore and Ellen Hammers ley of Pueblo received bad bruises. According to a decision by Judge Lavender in the District Court at Leadville, a sheriff is entitled to mile age for each prisoner taken to the state Industrial School at Golden, al though he may take more than one prisoner at a time, but in such cases the officer is entitled to but one mitti mus tee for the lot. The sugar company a few days since made the largest one-day shipment in the history of the Longmont factory, when twenty-one cars, containing 13,- 000 sacks, went out. For two or three weeks the shipments will be 1,100 ‘tacks daily. Charles Hull will have to spend from three to four years In the peni tentiary for stealing $1.37. He pleaded guilty in the West Side court at Den ver to a charge of burglary. He broke into the home of Judge O. B. Liddell, August 6th, and stole a pocketbook be longing to Margaret Brothe. John Wolfe, 79 years old, one of the pioneers who rought Indians in Ute Pass in the early '6os, died at his aome in Colorado Springs on the 9th inst. Wolfe participated in the famous Indian battle of Sand Creek, FEDERATION OF LABOR MEETING IMPORTANT ACTION TAKEN BY STATE ORGANIZATION AT LAFAYETTE. M’LENNON PRESIDENT FRUITFUL SESSION CLOSES WITH SELECTION OF GRAND JUNC TION FOR NEXT MEETING. I-Afayette.—The Colorado State Fed eration of Labor closed Its four-day session here Thursday by the election of officers. John of Den ver, member of the United Mine Work ers of America, was elected president, receiving 69 votes. Mr. Gross, a fac tory inspector of Denver received 31 votes, and Philip J. DeVault, of the Denver Musicians’ Union, 17. For financial secretary, William Hickey of Denver received 66 votes, and George Means of the Denver Typographical Union, 51. The five vice-presidents who compose the ex ecutive committee, which “was reduced from ten to five, are C. Hosman of the Denver Typographical Union, G. A. Ross of Colorado Springs, Miss Mamie Reamer of the Denver Garment Work ers’ Union, John Sallon of the Denver Structural Iron Workers, and P. A. Wells of Grand Junction. Grand Junction received 72 votes for the next meeting place to 40 for Colo rado Springs. Grand Junction won through a combination between the United Mine Workers and the West ern Slope men, in which the former got the presidency for supporting the latter for the meeting place. The federation indorsed the indus trial unionism plan, as well as the plan presented by H. B. Perham, eighth vice-president of the American Federation of Labor and grand presi dent of the Order of Railway Teleg raphers. His idea is the formation of one immense union of all laborers, with each industry as a separate branch. Mrs. Forest of Chicago, who Is es tablishing working girls' homes, ad dressed the meeting in behalf of a home in Denver for working girls. The plan is to furnish girls who are working at low wages rooms at $1 per week, and when they are out of em ployment give them their room rent and enough work to keep them from going into debt. Her plan was In dorsed and she was given credentials from the state organization so that she can go before local organizations and raise money for this purpose. Delegate Brewer of the Farmers' Union, Alamosa, addressed the assem bly on a plan for closer unity between the Farmers’ Union, which has three delegates present, and the other or ganizations, the object of his union being to eliminate the middlemen and commission house in handling the produce of the farmer. The committee anonunced that there was a balance of $238 in the fund raised lor use in recent labor troubles and the convention decided to turn It over to the Denver Trades Council, to be used in its trouble in Denver. A resolution was passed asking the state to form a bureau of mines and develop the coal on school lands through the state, hiring nothing but union labor. . State Labor Commissioner Brake said the condition of the unskilled la borer in Colorado today is the worst it has been since the panic of 1893; that many Japs and Greeks are work ing for as low as $1.25 and $1.35 a day, under conditions that an American would not stand, and that one Japan ese employment agency in Denver has 4,000 Japs and 1,800 Greeks wanting work at these low wages. He further stated that the labor laws were not being lived up to, but that it is almost impossible to secure conviction of vio lators, as the laborers, through fear of losing their jobs, would not file affi davits and testify. He said a majority of the district attorneys over the state are unfriendly to organized labor. Handling Fruit Crop. Denver. —A Grand Junction dispatch says: Refrigerator line agents are here arranging for the handling of the fruit crop, which will move heavily in a few weeks. The Armour system will have seventeen men in charge of the local field and will be ready when the first heavy shipments start next week. The recent increase of equipment, to gether with the plans of the officials to have plenty of cars on hand, will make the handling of the fruit crop easier than ever before in the history of the valley. The deficit In the treasury of the Children’s Hospital Association at Denver, caused by the defalcations or Mrs. Electra Board, formerly treasurer of the association, has, by the sale of the Beard home and by the receipts or witness fees and donations been re duced to $1,247.72. The original deficit was $2,119.30. While Ernest Holmes, aged 12, son of George Holmes, was hunting rab bits near Montrose with his brother Arthur, aged 14. the latter accidental ly shot his brother Ernest in the leg, cutting an artery. Ernest lost so much blood that lie died A contract for the erection of three new cottages at the state insane asyl um at Pueblo has been awarded for $142,657, the lowest bid received. Work will start in a few days. The three cottages will provide accommo dations for 100 pqrppns each, two be ing for men and one for women. The largest mortgage ever recorded in Las Animas county was placed on file at Trinidad on the 12th inst. It is made by the Victor-American Fuel Company to the Standard Trust Com pany of New York Tor $5,000,000 and f *kes in all nronertles of the eomnnnv GAVE HER AN IDEA. Cycle Dealer —Here is a cyclometer 1 can recommend. It Is positively ac curate; not at all like some cyclome ters, which register two miles, per haps, where you have only ridden one. Miss de Byke—You haven’t any of that kind, have you? IN AGONY WITH ECZEMA. Whole Body a Mass of Raw, Bleeding, Torturing Humor—Hoped Death Would End Fearful Suffering. In Despair; Cured by Cuticura. "Words cannot describe the terrible eczema I suffered with. It broke out on my head and kept spreading until it covered my whole body. I was almost a solid mass of sores from head to foot. I looked more like a piece of raw beef than a human be ing. The pain and agony endured seemed more than I could bear. Blood and pus oozed from the great sore on my scalp, from under my finger nails, and nearly all over my body. My ears were so crusted and swollen I was afraid they would break off. Every hair in my head fell out. I could not sit down, for my clothes would stick to the raw and bleeding flesh, making me cry out from the pain. My family doctor did all he could, but I got worse and worse. My condition was awful. I did not think I could live, and wanted death to come and end my frightful sufferings. "In this condition my mother-in-law begged me to try the Cuticura Rem edies. I said I would, but had no hope of recovery. But oh. what blessed re lief I experienced after applying Cuti cura Ointment. It cooled the bleeding and itching flesh and brought me the first real sleep I had had in weeks. It was as grateful as ice to a burning tongue. I would bathe with warm water and Cuticura Soap, then apply the Ointment freely. I also took Cuti cura Resolvent for the blood. In a short time the sores stopped running, the flesh began to heal, and I knew I was to get well again. Then the hair on my head began to grow, and in a short time I was completely cured. I wish I could tell everybody who has eczema to use Cuticura. Mrs. Win. Hunt, 135 Thomas St., Newark, N. J., Sept. 28. 1908.” Pottar Drug A Cheai. Corp., Sol« Crop*., lioMt. Severe. Samuel Gompers was talking in the sinkoeroom of the Baltic about a re cent newspaper attack on a rich cor poration. "It was a cruel attack," Mr. Gom pers chuckled. "It was as cruel as the Jonesville Clarion’s paragraph about old Deacon Hiram Ludlow. "This paragraph header the Clar ion’s obituary column. It said: “ 'Deacon Hiram Ludlow of Frisble township, aged 82, passed peacefully away on Thursday last from single blessedness to matrimonial bliss after a short but severe attack by Maria Higgins, a blooming widow of 37 sum mers.’ " —Detroit Journal. Look at the Names. In 4 A. D. Fearaidhach-Fionfashtna was an Irish king, a "most just and good prince." who was slain by his successor, Flachadh-Fion. who was treated to a similar fate by Finchadh- Fionnhudh, "the prince with the white cows," who died at the hands of "the Irish plebeians of Connaught." Eoch airh-Moidmeodhain was one of the half dozen who died of natural causes, and Flaithheartagh was one of the two to resign the monarch's scepter for the monk's cowl.—New York Press. Her Intentions. "Do you think your sister will mar ry me?” "If you keep cornin’.” "Have you heard her say anything about It?" "I heard her tell ina that if you didn't stop cornin' here so often she'd make things unpleasant for you.” BAD DREAMS Caused by Coffee. "I have been a coffee drinker, more of less, ever since 1 can remember, un til a few months ago I became more and more nervous and irritable, and finally I could not sleep at night for I was horribly disturbed by dreams of all sorts and a species of distress ing nightmare. "Finally, after hearing the experi ence of numbers of friends who had quit coffee and were drinking Postum, and learning of the great benefits they had derived, I concluded coffee must be the cause of my trouble, so I got some Postum and had it made strictly according to directions. I was astonished at the flavour and taste. It entirely took the place of cof fee, and to my very great satisfaction. I began to sleep peacefully and sweet ly. My nerves improved, and I wish I ,^ 1 ° j ,l ' d " ean p very man. woman and child from the unwholesome drug—or dinary coffee. People really do not appreciate or realize what a powerful drug it is and what terrible effect it has on the hi> man system. If they did. hardly a pound of it would be sold. I would never think of going back to coffee again. I would almost as soon think of putting my hand in a fire after I had once been burned. “A young lady friend of ours had stomach trouble for a long time, and could not get well as long as she used coffee. She finally quit coffee and be gan the use of Postum and is now per fectly well. Yours for health." Read "The Road to Wellvllle,” in pkgs. "There's a Reason.” ~ he -**—«■ l.tt.Ff A n.w “"I- <« IlmF. nr.