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Elk Mountain Pilot
Entered u Second Class Matter at
the Postoffice at Crested Butte, Cola
RAWALT & POTTER, Publishers
MATTIE L. MILLER, Editor.
Subscription $2 a year
Gunnison News
From The Empire
Mrs. Ferguson of Cathedral was
reported very sick last week.
Henry Neiderhut is here from Den
ver visiting his brother, Will.
—o—
Ouidabelle Lashbrook is spending
the week with Mrs. Crown in Pitkin.
Ashby Johnson came down from
Pitkin Wednesday to spend a few
days.-
Til lie and Charley Eilebrecht and
their mother returned Monday from
a visit to Denver and Pueblo.
Dr. Hanson was called to Powder
horn Sunday by the serious illness of
Mrs. Emma Braswell.*
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hale left Sun
day for Salida, where Mrs. Hale will
receive medical treatment.
Miss Susan Stephenson, who has
been visiting in Gunnison a few days
returned to Doyleville Sunday.
Mrs. Earl Berryhill and two child
ren left Sunday for Denver to visit
with her mother for some time.
Charley Neiderhut left Sunday foi
Salida. where he expects to consult
a specialist. He is in the Red Cross
hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Redding, of
Montrose, with Mrs. Redding’s sister
Mrs. Guy, are spending the week at
Waunita.
Mrs. Nellie Beatty came in from
Montrose Sunday morning to visit
for a week with her brother’s family,
W. L. Ruck.
Mr. Lawrence Halpin with his wife
and two children came in Saturday to
spend a week with his sister, Mrs.
Roy Knowles.
Mrs. Diebold left Sunday for her
home in Colorado Springs after a six
weeks’ visit here with her grandson,
Carl Diebold.
After a very pleasant visit here
with friends and relatives Mr. and
Mrs. Eld Mahoney left Friday for
Salt Lake City.
Mr. and Mrs. John McEwen came
in Friday from Ft. Worth, Texas to
visit with Mrs. McEwen’s mother,
Mrs. Celia Mullin.
Mrs. I* F. Williams, a graduate
nurse from Indianapolis, Indiana, is
here spending her vacation with the
Harvey Stanley family.
Miss Imogene Truesdale left Sun
day for Salida. where she has gone to
have her tonsils removed. Her broth
er. Walter, accompanied her.
Mrs. Norma Stew-art Mitchell left
Sunday for Prescott, Ariz. She has
spent a very pleasant vacation here
visiting at the England home.
Miss Elsie Wiley left for Denver
Sunday night after spending a three
weeks’ vacation in Gunnison with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wiley.
Mrs. Albert Blank, who has been
here for some time visiting her par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lucero, re
turned to her home in Utah Monday.
Mr. Logie’s wife and two children
cnme in Friday from Denver. The
family will move into the Clyde Mar
tin house as soon as their furniture
arrives.
Mrs. Sadie Wilt, wife of the late
W. H. Wilt. Sr., arrived Friday morn
ing from Harmon, Okla. to make her
home with her sister, Mrs. J. W.
England.
Miss Reva Heiner, who has been
working for the C. F. & I. at Farr,
Colo, for the past year arrived in
Gunnison Monday to visit for a week
with friends.
Pres. Samuel Quigley left Wednes
day night for Denver to attend to
school matters. On his way back he
will stop in Salida Friday to attend
Teachers’ Institute.
Mrs. M. A. Pearson, of Denver,
who has been visitnig her son, Arthur
in Pitkin, came down Wednesday to
spend a week visiting Mrs. Norwood
at the George Wiseman home.
Jack Smith passed thru here from
Salina, Kansas, where he is engaged
in the produce business, on his way
to his home in Delta. Mr. Bhnith
will be remembered by all the old
time railroaders in Gunnison.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Diebold and
small son left Sunday morning for
California. Mr. Diebold has been
suffering from the ill effects of the
flu which he had last winter, and It
has been found necessary for him to
seek a lower altitude at once.
D. F. Durkin, who will take John
Lynch’ place as Asst. Supt. of the
D. A R. G. came in this week from
Salt Lake City with his wife and
family. They expect to locate here
if they can find a house; if not they
will have to go to Montrose or Delta.
We do not want to lose these fine
people, so some of our citizens would
do well by putting up a few bunga
lows to accomodate strangers who
wish to locate here.
A very delightful birthday party
was giveiv last Saturday afternoon
by Miss Evelyn Miller at her home in
honor of her cousin, Miss Lillian
Miller, of Hamilton, Ohio, who is
here visiting. The afternoon was
spent in playing cards and croquet.
After a lovely luncheon the twelve
ladies departed, wishing their new
friend many happy returns of the
day and declaring Miss Evelyn a
charming hostess.
Wednesday evening Miss Margaret
Collins entertained a few friends at
an informal card party. Her guests
were Misses Nell Eastman, Ethel
Lashbrook, Lillian Doig, Elizabeth
Barrett, Helen Besse and Mrs. Tom
Quinn. Miss Lashbrook carried o(Y
the honors. A jolly time was had by
all, and Miss Collins proved a very
gracious hostess.
A bad accident occurred one day
last week w-hen a Mexican woman at
Sargents accidentally shot her little
nine year old girl in the calf of the
leg taking off the greater part of it.
The chlid was brought to Gunnison
at once, but it was found necessary
to take her to the hospital in Salida.
Mrs. J. J. Norton and daughter,
Eulala, W. L. Wharton and J. S.
Ashurst, of Wichita. Kansas, all as
sociated with the Gunnison A-l Oil
Company, arrived here Thursday
night in their Hudson car having
made the entire trip by auto. They
will make an extended stay.
Friends were sorry to see Miss
Myrtle Hood, who formerly taught
school here, leave last Wednesday
evening. She expects to go to Colo
rado Springs and then on to Denver.
She will teach in Montana next year
and says she is surely coming back
to Gunnison next summer.
Irwin Foster and wife stopped
here for a few days to visit with
the England family. Mr. Foster has
just recently returned from France
and is on his way to California. He
will be remembered as the son of J-
W. Foster who lived in Gunnison for
many years.
Tuesday night the Vashti Rebecca
lodge initiated into their society
Mrs. Ralph Stone. Misses Clara
Cooper and Hazel Hewitt, and
Claude Clay. After the initiation the
time was turned to dancing. Ice
cream and cake were served.
Roy Discan from Prescott, Ariz..
is spending some time visiting at the
J W. England home. Mr. Discan has
just received his discharge from the
army. He spent most of his enlist
ment in France and is very glad to
get back among home folks again.
Willet Estes, who has just recent
ly returned from overseas, has his
old job back in the post office. Miss
Inez Huntington, who has held this
position while Willet was gone, will
return to her home in Doyle.
Mrs. Jennings the popular pianist
at the Unique Theatre. returned
Sunday night from a week’s vacation
spent at Trout Haven. Miss Kather
ine lashbrook took her place at the
theater while she was gone.
Mrs. Mamie Cairns and son, Ster
ling. left Sunday morning for Salt
Lake City after a six weeks’ visit in
Gunnison with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Moore, and other rela
tives.
Miss Martha Dyer of Mesa and Miss
Josephine Chalfant of Cedaredge,
who have been attending the summer
Normal left Friday morning for their
respective homes to spend a few
days.
Mrs. John Buchanan, who has
been visiting in Denver for several
weeks, returned Friday morning. She
left the same day for Crested Butte.
Miss Margaret Miller left Friday
night for her home in Poncha after
spending several days in Gunnison.
Bruce Stone and his cousin, Bruce
Andrews, returned Saturday morning
from their visit in Denver.
Mr. and Mrs. David Dahlman at
Baldwin are rejoicing over the arriv
al of a five pound boy.
| Pat Hanlon and A. Bashaw made n
business trip to Marble Tuesday
evening.
Mrs. Bennie Lucero spent a few
days at Jack’s Cabin this week.
Slats* Diary—Wednesday—pa & ma
was both reeding sum magazeens A
ma sed 2 pa Why do you suppose
these authors is all so sinical wen
speeking of marriage A pa sed I
guess they are all married. Mostly
All I cud beer was the Clock.
UNKNOWN MAN DIES
OF HEART FAILURE
About two o’clock Monday morning
some of the men in the bunk house
at Herman Eilebrecht’s ranch were
awakened by the unusually loud
breathing of one of their companions.
They got up immediately, went to
him, raised him up in his bed but
could not seem jto hejp him. They
went to the house and told Mr. Eile
brecht that they could not waken
one of the men in the bunk house.
He went out but found the man dead.
Dr. Hyatt and Coroner Walker were
called at once. Dr. Walker pronounced
the cause of death as chonic heart
trouble.
By means of a pack of letters the
man was found to be John Bessef
His mother, Rebecca Bessel, lives in
LeSueur, Minn. The body was sent
there for burial.
Mr. Bessel came to Eilebrechtfs
ranch to work .Saturday morning, but
he did not tell where he was from.
In his grip a check book on the Do
lores State Bank was found, and sev
eral of his letters had been addressed
to Dove Creek, which is in Dolores
County. He had no money in the
bank there. His age was judged as
29 years.
Mrs. Gavette Barely Escapes Death
It was only by the luckiest chance
that someone was not killed when a
Ford roadster driven by Harry Ga
vette turned over Sunday. Mr. Ga
vette, his wife and Claude Smith were
driving from Pitkin to Gunnison when
the car struck a rut in the road, and
owing to wash in the road, the rear
of the car sloughed and turned bot
tom side up. Mrs. Gavette was
thrown against a post causing her to
break three ribs and tear two loose.
Her face was cut by the barbed
wire on the fence. The men were not
hurt. At last reports Mrs. Gavette
is getting along nicely.
Sheriff's Office on the Job
Last Monday two young fellows
called at the Mel Deering’s store in
Parlin and attempted to trade some
postage stamps which they had for
groceries. They came on to Gun
nison and tried the same thing at
the E. M. Collins store. Mr. Collins
told them that he would make the
trade with the Sheriff’s consent. In
the meanwhile Mr. Deering had noti
fied the Sheriff and asked him to be
on the lookout for the two men.
Under Sheriff Lehan caught them on
the street with the stamps in their
possession. They soon confessed that
they had stolen the stamps of the
Canon City Fruit Growers’ Asocia
tion. They also told that they had
stolen the Ford car which they had
from in front of the church in Canon
City. They would have taken a Max
well, they said, but it was locked
Sheriff Hanlon immediately in
formed the Canon City sheriff that
the men had been caught in Gunni
son. The Canon City office was en
tirely ignorant of the crime. W. H.
Newcomb came over and took the
men hack with him on Tuesday.
Much credit is due the Sheriff’s office
here for their alertness.
GIVES $750,000 TO VICTORY
Wealthy Londoner to Subscribe to
Loan and Turn Back
Bonds.
London, England.—A wealthy man
of London, who signs himself simply
as “F. S. T.,” has written to one of
the newspapers, declaring his Intention
to subscribe to the victory loan in the
sum of $750,000 and then turn the
bonds back to the government for Im
mediate cancellation.
'Today on the eve of peace,” writes
F. 8. T., “we are faced with another
crisis, less obvious, hut none the less
searching. By natural reaction not
unlike that which led to the excesses
of the restoration after the reign of
the Puritans, all classes are In dan
ger of being submerged by a wave of
extravagance and materialism.
• 'The wealthy classes know the dan
ger of the present debt. Let them Im
pose upon themselves, each as he Is
able, a voluntary levy. It should be
possible to pass Into the exchequer
within 12 months *-rch a sum as would
save the taxpayer £50,000,000 ($250,-
000,000) a year.”
TAKE YEAR’S FIRST BIG SHARK
Deep Sea Fishermen Get One Off
Jersey Coast Weighing
750 Pounds.
New York. —The first honest-to
goodness-so-help-me big shark of the
season was captured off the Jersey
coast outside the three-mile limit by
Conrad Anderson, Charles Wooley
and MaJ. William A. Taylor, leading
members of Seabright’s colony of
ploueer deep sea fishermen.
“Wooley sneaked a baited line over
board and caught a bluefish. Permit
ting the fish to wiggle on the hook,
Anderson cast the shark tackle over
side. The shark, seeing the wriggling
bluefish, made immediately for It.
More bait was heaved In the vi
cinity of Anderson’s already baited
hook and in less time than it takes
Major Taylor to tell It the ahark was
a prisoner, hooked Just below the
high instep abaft his snout. He was
I 0 feet long and weighed 750 pounds.
NO ANARCHY IN
FORD’S VIEWS
BISHOP WILLIAMS TESTIFIES IN
THE $1,000,000 LIBEL CABE
AGAINST TRIBUNE.
WONT TELL “HALF-TROTHS"
Noted Divine Says If Manufacturer's
Theories Are Anarchistic Then
He Is In Danger Of Becom
ing Anarchist Himself.
ML Clemens, Mich. —The Chicago
Tribune rested its defense in the
$1,000,000 libel suit which Henry Ford
has brought against it after spending
seven weeks and two days in attempt
ing to prove that it was Justified in
calling the manufacturer an "anar
chist. The 12th week of the trial
opened with Ford counsel offering re
buttal testimony against The Tri
bune’s defense.
The first witness for Mr. Ford wax
the Rt. Rev. Charles D. Williams, D.
D., Episcopal bishop of Michigan, who
appeared on the stand in rebuttal of
the testimony of Prof. J. S. Reeves,
professor of political science In the
University of Michigan who had pre
viously testified that Henry Ford’a
views were distinctly anarchistic.
Bishop Williams said that Mr.
Ford’s views were far from being
anarchistic and were, in fact, Chris
tian, common and often commonplace.
The Bishop refused to be led oy
Tribune counsel in his answers and
insisted on telling "the whole truth.”
Asked whether he thought Henry
Ford’s declaration that all armies
should be disbanded, all navies de
stroyed and all material of war con
verted into commerlcal implements
was anarchistic, the witness answer
ed:
Would Be Good World.
”1 could quote a half-dozen pas
sages from Scripture that express al
most that idea. I should say that the
main theme of these statements by
Ford are distinctly Christian,
commonly preached in Christian pul
; pits and that if they were lived up to
I this would be a pretty good Christian
world.”
"Bishop.” asked Tribune counsel,
“do you believe that Mr. Ford has
quoted, 'patriotism is the last resort
of a scoundrel.’ ”
“I have often said so,” responded
the witness. "I have often seen it so."
Concerning the doctrine of non
! resistance Bishop Williams declared
he did not believe In such a theory
but that many Christians did.
"It is the belief of anarchists.” said
Tribune counsel. •
"Yes and the belief of Christiana”
“Will you be good enough to ans
wer the question,” retorted counsel.
"Anarchists say that and Christ
ians say that. I am afraid lam going
to tell the whole truth.”
"Now Bishop—”
Would Tell Whole Truth.
"I am going to tell the whole
truth."
"You are telling something I have
not asked you to tell.”
"You have not asked me for the
whole truth. I have to follow my con
science. I am a simple man.”
'*T am afraid,” continued the Bishop,
"that if this is anarchy I agreo with it
mostly.”
Ford counsel then called William
A. Dunning, professor of history and
political philosophy in Columbia Uni
versity, to testify concerning Mr.
Ford’s theories and utterances.
"When Henry Ford,” said counsel,
"said that we should stop talking a
bout one factory, one state and one
country and begin to talk about the
world, was he preaching the doctrine
of anarchy?"
"No that Is the general thought of
cosmopolitanism human inclusive
ness; it has permeated all speculation
on political philosophy ever since
there was such a philosophy.”
"Is there anything peculiarly anar.
chistlc about it?”
"No.”
“Is it In any way essential to ana--
chism?”
"No.”
"Mr. Ford also said that he believed
humanity could make mistakes but
could do nothing worse; he said he
believed everything tended toward
the good, and that even the terrible
world war would result in blessing to
the world. Is there anything anarchlstlo
about those Ideas?”
“They were commonplace before an
anarchist was ever heard of. The
idea that man Is naturally good is
the basis of Plato’s morals. It has
permeated moral philosophy ever
since.”
Prof. Dunning was then asked to
run through the articles and inter
views sponsored by Henry Ford and
indicate the portions which would
l convince a critical examiner that Mr.
Ford was not an anarchist.
The witness promptly pointed out
numerous references to the govern
ment and to the use of the ballot
which showed, he said, that Mr. Ford
believed m the orderly proce—ee of
government and therefore could not
be an anarchist. In no writing or
Interview, he said, could he find a
single indication that Mr. Ford was
an anarchist, either in the common
or philosophical conception of that
term.
MRS. ETHEL PARKS.
Mrs. Ethel Parks Is in charge of the
financiui department of the democratic
national committee. She studied law
before entering politics.
YANKS NOT THE HIGHEST PAID
Australia, Naw Zealand and Canada
Soldiers All Rsealva Mora
Money.
.MMu,
Washington.—Popular belief that
the American soldier is higher paid
than those of any other country Is er
roneous, according to an official table
Issued by the general staff.
Tills shows the three British domin
ions—Australia, New Zealand and
Canada —allow materially higher pay
for each grade than does the United
States. For Instance, in the Austra
lian army, a corporal earns $72.90 per
month, as compared to $36 In the
American army.
The other extreme is shown In the
i cases of France, Japap and Italy,
where the private receives $1.50, $0.78
and $0.58 per month, respectively,
against the S3O paid the American
doughboy.
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If you could cast 4way the pain.
The sorrows and the tears,
And let the joys alone remain
From all departed years;
If you could quite forget the sighs
And recollect the song—
What think you: would you be as
wise,
As helpful, or as strong?
If you could lay the burden down
That bows your head at whiles,
Shun everything that wears a frown,
And live a life of smiles—
Be happy as a child again,
As free from thoughts of care—
Would you appear to other men
More noble or more fair?
Ah, no! a man should do his part
And carry all his load.
Rejoiced to share with every heart
The roughness of the road.
Not given to thinking overmuch
Of pains and griefs behind.
But glad to be in fullest touch
With all his human kind.
A11 packages of fish must be le*
gaily tagged. You can buy the tags
at this office.
_ Crested Batts Ledge
jL A. F. A A. M. meets
every Friday at 8:00
omm*, p m. Visiting mem
bers cordially invited
when in town.
R H MACE, W. M.
G. V. BENSON. Sec.
Baewy Raaga Ns. 42
Meets every Wednes
/y day evening at 8:00
/*/ o’clock Visiting mem-
I f rf bers from other placet
hiLJ 1 airfare cordially welcomed.
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NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
06350
Department of the Interior, U. S.
Land Office at Montrose Colorado,
July 28, 1919.
Notice is hereby given that George
Kaupachin, of Crested Butte, Colora
do, who on July 20, 1914, made Home
stead Application No. 08350, for NE
y 4 SWV4. E% NW Vi. NWV4NWV4,
Section 26, Township 13s, Range 86w,
6th Principal Meridian, has filed no
tice of intention to make final three
year proof, to establish claim to the
land above described, before Ernest
M. Nourse, U. S. Commissioner, at
Gunnison, Colorado, on the 6th day of
September, 1919.
Claimant names as witnesses:
Joe Krismanich, Nicholas Krisman
ich. Philip Yocklich and Francisco
Bifano, all of Crested Butte, Colo.
Nun coal. c g KINNERi
Register.
First Pub. July. 31, 1919.
Last Pub. Aug. 28, 1919.

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