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■NUNGFIELD. • - - COLORADO MISSISSIPPI FLOODS RAGING THOUSANDS OF ACRES OF FER* TILE FIELDS UNDER WATER. PROPERTY LOSS $10,000,000. THOUSANDS HOMELESS RAILROADS ARE PARALYZED AND HUNDREDS OF LIVES MEN ACED BY OVERFLOW. Western Newspaper L'nlon News Service. Memphis, Tenn. —ln the wide stretches of the Mississippi’s flooded acres there are three striking pic tures. The northernmost is the 500 square miles of the Reelfoot lake country of Tennessee, where 2,000 or more persons have been driven from their homes by the smashing of a Mississippi levee in southwestern Kentucky. In this district thousands of acres of fertile fields are underwa ter. Soores of persons who have re fused to desert their homes now are imprisoned in upper floors and on roofs of flood-menaced houses. A few miles south, in Arkansas, three counties are under water. From this rich "bottom” country hundreds of farmers and villagers have been driven. Flood waters swept over the fields and villages with the breaking of the levee on the Arkansas side, north of Memphis. Great numbers of persons marooned on roofs of houses and in trees have been taken out of the flooded districts in boats. Probably many more are in peril. There are not boats enough to perform the rescue work. Three coun ties flooded arc Crittenden, Poinsett and Cross. The scene south of those points impresses one with the power of the river. Homes that once marked the center of rich bottom farms now float in a torrent that cannot be stayed. Bits of wreckuge carried along in the tide reflect the extent of the damage in the valley above. Thirty thousand persons homeless; 2,000 square miles of country inun dated, thirty persons drowned and a financial loss of $10,000,000 constitute the result of a two weeks’ flood in tne Mississippi valley. Thfese figures were arrived at by government engineers and officials of state levee boards engaged in battling the ravaging sweep of the Mississippi river from points in Illinois to threatened places in Mississippi and Arkansas. Water is pouring into Arkansas through three new breaks in the levee south of Memphis. Several hundred square miles are subject to flooding. Railroad traffic is practically para lyzed. Hundreds of persons still are menaced by the tide of the river at points in lower Missouri, northwest ern Tennessee and Arkansas. They are marooned on housetops, in trees and on anchored rafts directly in the sweep of the river. State and levee board officials in the districts south of Memphis are la boring to top the strained levees. Mis sissippi officials think their embank ments will hold. Homestead Bill Includes all Claims. Washington.—That the Borah three year homestead bill, if enacted into law as it passed the House, would be interpreted by the General Land Office as applicable to all pending homestead entries, including those under the 320- acre act, was made clear at a meeting of the conferees on the Borah meas ure. In answer to the direct question of Representative Mondell, the secretary of the interior told the committee that unquestionably if the Borah bill, as it passed the House was enacted into law, he would consider its terms suf ficiently definite to apply to all pend ing homesteads, including the enlarged homestead. During the general discussion it de veloped that considerable pressure would be exerted to have the commit tee agree to the amendments rejected by the House, reserving mineral and water-power sites and certain timbered areas. While the House conferees arc opposed to these amendments, from what developed at the hearing it seems reasonably certain that the Sen ate conferees may insist on amending the bill to at least partially meet the suggestions of the secretary. The committee will hold another session in a week or ten days. Globe, Ariz.—Henry Perman has been rescued from the Manitou mine, twenty miles from Globe, after having been entombed for ninety-seven hours by a cave-in. San Francisco. —Scrgt. John Walsh, U. S. A., retired, sixty-one years old, walked into the Presidio with a record of 176 days for walking from San Francisco to New York and return. The previous record hold by Edward Payson Weston was eighteen days longer. lyandon.—Relations of Russia and Turkey, which a few weeks ago caused circulation of alarming reports, may at any moment reach an acute stage. Arizona Wants Recall. Phoenix, Ariz. —The Republicans of Arizona will exercise the initiative to present to the people at the next gen. / eral election the recall amendment which was defeated in the Legislature recently, according to Senator Lorenzo Hubbell, chairman of the Republican state committee. NEWS TO DATE IN PARAGRAPHS CAUGHT FROM THE NETWORK OF WIRES ROUND ABOUT THE WORLD. DURIN6 THE PAST WEEK RECORD OF IMPORTANT EVENT* CONDENSED FOR BUSY PEOPLE. W«stern Newapaper Union News Sarvlcc. WESTERN. Mrs. J. A. Thalzgraph of Oklahoma City gave birth to four boys. The ba bies are all alive and vigorous. The first through Eastern mail to reach San Francisco in several days arrived on a special train of nine cars. The explosion of a gasoline tank in their sod house near Mead, Kan., brought instant death to Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Miller. John Brisben Walker of Denver has been appointed director of exploitation of the Panama-Pacific exposition, to be held in San Francisco. To make smooth the path of the bor rowers. the legal authorities of Salt. lAike county, Utah, are making war on loan sharks. Hearings on the House free sugar bill have hegiin before the Senate com mittee on finance. They are expected to continue a fortnight. Colorado Springs is to entertain the annual convention of the supreme council of the Knights of Columbus, an international organization, Aug. 6. 7 and 8. Perfecting its plans for intervention in Mexico, the war department at Washington is receiving hourly details as to the militia strength and condi tion from adjutant generals of militia from the states. To enable the poor to aid themselves in securing a food supply, the Spokane City Council has made arrangements for the free plowing of back yards and vacant lots for those who wish to raise vegetables and grain. Two men were killed and three others were injured, one fatally, at the Missouri Pacific railroad shops at Huntington. Kan., when a discharged negro engaged in a revolver battle with shop employes. Mrs. Emma Rumbull entered a plea of guilty to a charge of manslaughter in connection with the death of her stepdaughter, Helen Rumbull at Oro ville. Cal., and was sentenced to two years in San Quentin penitentiary. The police aided by volunteers, have begun in earnest the expulsion of the Industrial Workers of the World from San Diego, Cal., and declare that the work will continue until all have been sent away. Nearly a hundred have been driven from the city recently. The Democratic wool bill passed the House, 189 to 82, with twenty Pro gressive Republicans voting for it. Supporters of the bill declared it would not cut the government's rev enue, but would save more than $50,- 000,000 a year to consumers. The Interstate Commerce Commis sion and the express companies of the country have practically reached an agreement as to reforms to be insti tuted in the express business, which will be of far-reaching importance and will, it is predicted, revolutionize the express business. Calbraith P. Rodgers, the first man to cross the American continent in an aeroplane, was killed at Long Beach. Cal., almost instantly when his Wright biplane, in which he had been soaring over the ocean, fell into the surf from a height of 200 feet and buried him in the wreck. His neck was broken and his body badly mashed by the engine of his machine. He lived but a few minutes. The seventeen irrigation states show an increase in population during the last decade of forty-two per cent. The increase in population in the remain ing thirty-one states was seventeeen per cent. The value upon farm lands of the United States by their owners has increased 117 while in eleven of the western irrigation states* it has in creased 203 per cent during the past decade. SPORT. The Chinese baseball team, repre senting the College oft Hawaii at Hon olulu, will play the State University team at Boulder, Colo., April 19. Howard Briscoe won the Dupont trophy at the gun club meet at Gill, Colo. The club is arranging a Fourth of July shoot with Eaton, Greeley, Kersey and Gill. In a go scheduled for fifteen rounds, between Kid Williams of Vernon, Cal., and Kid Willard of Gallup, N. M., ban tamweights, Williams knocked Willard out in the eighth round in Albuquer que, N. M. While Cheyenne will probably not have as fast a baseball team as the last two seasons, when the Cheyenne Indians won the championship of ten western states twice in succession, it will be well represented on the dia mond. Harry B. Stout of Milwaukee has an nounced that New Orleans promoters bad authorized him to offer a purse of $17,000 for a twenty-round fight be tween Ad Wolgast and Joe Mandot, the battle to be fought within two months. Mandot already has accept ed the offer and agreed to make 133 pounds ringside for the champion. He is willing that the bout go to a finish. W. E. Hash a of Dallas, Tex., low ered the one mile world’s motorcycle record from 40 1-5 seconds to 39 3-5 seconds at the Stadium one-third mile track in Lcs Angeles. FOREIGN. The executive committee of the miners’ federation at a meeting In Ixmdon, decided to recommend a re sumption of work by the miners throughout the kingdom. This recom mendation win be taken under con sideration at a conference of the whole federation. POLITICAL. Henry L. Jost, Democrat, was elect ed mayor of Kansas City over Darius A. Brown, Republican incumbent. One hundred and fifty-four cltios and towns of Illinois voted under the provisions of the local dption law. Re turns received up to a late hour indi cated that the advantage was slightly on the "wet” side. Dr. G. A. Bading, nonpartisan candi date for mayor, defeated Mayor Emil Seidel, the Socialist, by a vote of 43,- 117 to 30,200. Of the thirty-three al dermen elected, twenty-six were non partisan and seven were Socialists. WASHINGTON. The SIOO,OOO appropriation for the completion of the Denver postoffice that passed the Senate will not pass the House, it is reported. The Senate passed the Esch-Hughes House bill to put a prohibitive tax up on the manufacture or importation of white phosphorus matches. The House passed, 173 to 17, a bill creating a children's bureau in thy de partment of commerce and labor. The measure already had been passed by the Senate and it will now go to the President for his action. Senator Smoot introduced a bill, framed by the Interior Department, which proposes a repeal of the “apex mining law.” The proposed law limits the ownership of a vein to the area embraced within the boundary lines of the claim in which it is found. The House interstate and foreign commerce committee reported favor ably a bill to amend the law giving the Interstate Commerce Commission authority over express companies. Pro vision would be made for rate zones, the charges varying according to the distance the package was carried from the point of origin. The rate laws and orders in Mis souri, Kentucky, West Virginia, Ore gon. Minnesota, Arkansas and Ohio will stand or fall by the decision of the Supreme Court to be handed down soon. Rate orders in practically every state will he swept out of existence if the court finds that the orders and laws now in question burden interstate commerce. President Taft’s answer to the Lodge resolution calling for informa tion as to the reported establishment by Japan of a naval base on Magda lena bay in Mexico is designed to set at rest the constant rumors of Jap anese colonization in North America and is a distinct blow at the bugaboo of war with Japan. President Taft submitted to Congress a message in which he made strong recommenda tions bearing upon greater efficiency and economy In the methods used in transacting public business of the va rious executive departments and other governmental establishments. GENERAL. An eclipse of the sun will occur on April 17. Potatoes are selling in Chicago at $1.75 a bushel wholesale, the highest price recorded in recent years. Mrs. Hetty Green, for the first time in her business career of nearly fifty years, has opened offices of her own at 111 Broadway, New York. The government has applied for a patent on what, it is believed, will be a practical compass to permit the safe and accurate navigation of an airship either in fog or at sea. The bill by Representative Hughes of New Jersey, virtually taxing out of existence the phosphorus match indus try in the United States, was passed by the House after a heated debate. An appropriation of $50,000 to en able the federal government to par ticipate in the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg passed the House in Wash ington. Three thousand or more national and state banks will be interrogated by the House "money trust" investi gating committee. The banks will bo asked to furnish lists of their direc tors, information concerning deposits, trusts and stockholdings and numer ous other details. A "mulatto” girl, nineteen years of age, told the police at Lafayette, I>a, that as high priestess of a negro cult, the "Church of the Sacrifice,” she had killed with her own hands, seventeen of the thirty-five negroes mysteriously murder in southwestern Louisiana and Texas towns during the last fourteen months. Two other women and two men, she said, members of the cult, had participated in these sacrifices, which she, Clementine Barnabet, had directed. Water stands from three to six feet deep in the streets of New Madrid, Mo. There is water in every, house and the distress is great. Business has been suspended and the city is almost deserted. Reports from Rampart House, 150 inlles north of the Arctic circle, tell of the mildest winter there for many years. The coldest weather during the winter was 39V6 degrees below zero and that only for three days. The temperature usually drops as far as 70 below. Gen. Clarenco R. Edwards, chief of the insular bureau of the War Depart ment, urged before the Senate finance committee the removal of the 300,000- ton limit of Philippine sugar which the tariff law now permits to come into this country free of duty. By unanimous decision of the Su preme Court in San Francisco, the heirs of Elias J. (Lucky) Baldwin are confirmed in possession of his estate, estimated to be worth approximately $11,000,000, and the claims against it of Beatrice Anita Galdwin or Turnbull, as a pretermitted child, are dismissed. COLORADO STATE NEWS Western Newsuauer Union News Service. COMING EVENTS IN COLORADO. April 29.—Democratic State Convention. Colorado Springs. May 6-11.—State Y. M. C. A. Convention, Pueblo. June 18-20.—State Sundav School Con vention. Colorado Spring*. June 11-July 19.—Summer Term, Btate Teacher*' College, Greeley. To Open Old Wagon Road. Mijliken.—The Commercial Club is moving to reopen the old wagon road from this district into the St. Vrain country. It is Intended to extend the St. Vrain road into Denver eventually. Attempted to Vote; Are Arrested. Frederick.—Charged with perjury, G. Gray, E. S. De Long and his sister in-law were arrested and each placed under S4OO bonds. It is alleged that Gray and Mrs. Smith were ineligible to vote and attempted to vote. Longmont to Protect Fish. Longmont.—At a meeting of the. Commercial Association an organiza tion for the protection of fish was or ganized and is called the "Ixmgmont Fish and Game Protective Associa tion.” Its purpose is to look after game and see that the laws are en forced. Denver Churches Unite. Denver. —Forty churches of Denver, representatives of all the denomina tions in the city will unite to form an inter-church organization as suggest ed by the experts of the Men and Re ligion Forward Movement. The work done by the inter-church organization will be along the lines of evangelism, community extension, Bible study, mis sions, social service and boys’ work. Insurance Concerns Must Give Bond. Denver.—State Insurance Commis sioner W. 1* Clayton has issued an or der that fraternal insurance compa nies which are in formation, but have not been given a license to issue poli cies in the state, must furnish a bond of $5,000 as a guaranty that they will be ready to commence business with in a year or make proper accounting to their stockholders. Coal Miners Get More Pay. Lafayette.—Realizing the hardships Imposed upon their employes by the constantly Increasing cost of living the five big bituminous coal operators of Colorado have granted their miners a substantial wage increase, represent ing a yearly advance in the wage dis tribution of approximately $1,000,000. The advance dates from April 1. The following companies, it is un derstood, have entered into an agree ment to participate in the increase: Tho Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company, the National Fuel* Company, the Vic tor American Fuel Company and the Consolidated Coal & Coke Company. Twelve thousand miners employed in the 100 or more bituminous mines of southern Colorado are affected by the increase. Individually the miners will receive an increase in their daily pay of from 15 to 20 cents. Notice of the increase was given with the forwarding of instructions to t lie various mine superintendents of the several companies to post the fol lowing circular at the mines: “To all Superintendents—Effective April 1 the price af mining will be in creased 5 cents per ton on a mine run basis. Other prices of labor will re ceive an equitable advance and the exact figures will be Turnlshed just as soon as the old scale can be worked 1 out.” Las Animas Sugar Factory to Run. Las Animas.—The outlook for the j beet crop in Bent county this year is by far the best of any previous year, j The weather conditions thus far have been so favorable toward this sugar product that it leads one to believe that the tonnage an acre will be great- , er than ever before. The high price | paid on this year's contract by the American Beet Sugar Company for beets has induced many who hereto fore would not sign contracts to grow beets. That the Las Animas factory will be in operation this fall is now an assured fact, as the company has sev eral hundred more signed up by the | farmers than is required. The Ameri i can Beet Sugar Company has near sl,- 000,000 Invested in the Las Animas su gar factory. It is equipped with the latest, and most modern machinery of any factory in the valley, and has a ca pacity of 700 tons of beets a day. The local factory was established here in 1907 and handled the beets of this district during three successful cam paigns following, since which time, ow ing to climatic conditions, it has not been possible for the company to se cure tonnage enough to justify its op eration. Big Year for Loveland Beets. Loveland. —The local sugar factory is to have the largest beet acreage this yeqr that has ever been signed for it. Contracts now total 1,500 acres and more are being signed as growers receive their seed. The factory has shipped a carload of seed to the John stown district, and will send another car to Elm at once. The factory has enough seed for 17,000 acres of beets. The seed is furnished farmers at tho same price as last year, 10 cents per pound, although it costs much more. Lumpy Jaw Affects Boy. Loveland.—A peculiar case of lumpy Jaw has been found here on Bryan Preston, a lat of fifteen. The boy was around straw stacks picking up straws and putting them in his mouth, afte> cattle afflicted with the disease had been eating tho straw or had rubbed against it. The case has been attract ing medical attention from all parts of the state, great interest being taken on account of the few cases on record in humans. LITTLE COLORADO ITEMS. 8m»ll Happenings Occurring Over the State Worth While. Western Neweneoer Union News Service. A Chautauqua is planned for Gree ley, to begin June 22. Work has begun on the new opera house for Idaho Springs. Mrs. James Moore, a pioneer of Gol den, is dead, aged seventy. The. Fruita canning factory will be in operation again this season. John R. Arms of Baton celebrated his ninety-second birthday recently. Farmers of Carr have organized for the purpose of operating a cheese fac tory. There is a rumor that the Evans nunicipal election is to be contested by the drys. Denver and Colorado are to be ex tensively advertised throughout the Bast this summer. C. C. Acton, aged seventy-two, a prominent placer mine operator of Breckenridge, is dead. T. A. Wright of Greeley reports that in the last four months his fifty-eight hens have laid 2,851 eggs. J. B. Empson has purchased five acres at Johnstown and will erect a pea-hulling plant to cost $15,000. The State Board sold eight lots in Littleton recently. The high est price was $750 for one pair. More than 2,000 hides of cattle which starved to death on the ranges near Fowler, Colo., were shipped re cently. Frank Voduski, aged fifty-two, and married, was instantly killed by a fall of rock in the Primero mine, near Trinidad. Rev. M. Li. Laybourn, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of has tendered his resignation to take effect June 1. About 2,000 acres of peas, tomatoes and beans have ben contracted in the Greeley district for the canneries of northern Colorado. For the thirty-fifth consecutive time James K. Thompson has been elected treasurer of the First Presbyterian church at Greeley. The prices of all kinds of beef, in creased in price in Denver, thj in creases ranging from twenty per cent, to fifty per cent. The Colorado Springs Zooz will be gin the game this year with the strong est semi-professional team that the city has ever had. J. Kersey Painter, formerly road master of Julesburg branch of Union Pacific and after whom the town of Kersey was named, is dead. Gunnison county took the lead when a group of her woman met at the court house in Gunnison and organized the Gunnison County Women’s Good Roads Club. Ground has been broken for the Pleasant View grange hall at Boulder, and work is to be pushed so that it can be used for meetings now held at farmers’ homes. Gov. Shafroth sent a telegram to Darius Miller, president of the Bur lington railroad, to reconsider his re fusal to help the storm swept dry farmers of Colorado. The Colorado Fuel & Iron Company’s plant at Pueblo is running to capa city, night and day, in order to turn out steel rails for several western rail roads. All the orders have been re ceived this year. Mrs. Elizabeth Ennis, aged ninety one, a member of a prominent Bouldor county family, committed suicide re cently by slashing open the arteries in her arms and bleeding to death at her home in Boulder. In a decision by the United States Circuit Court of Appeals it is held that the town or Fletcher, now Aurora, must pay to Samuel J. Hickman of Westchester, Pa., the sum of SIBO,OOO as the result of its failure to redeem a bond issue of $150,000, voted in 1891. The estate of the late Charles B. Kountze, president of the Colorado Na tional bank of Denver, expects to pay into the Denver county treasury $43,- 325 as inheritance taxes due from the estate, which was appraised at $2,206,- 000. The jury in the case of Gar cia, charged with the murder of Night Officer C. A. Brockman, Dec. 17, 1911, at Fort Collins, returned a verdict finding Garcia guilty of murder in the ' first degree and imposing the death penalty. T. F. Dunaway, general manager of the Nevada, California and Oregon railroad, is in Denver for the purpose of purchasing $500,000 worth of nar row guage railroad rolling stock from the Rio Grande and the Colorado & Southern systems. There will be a meeting of the stock holders of the Denver & Rio Grande railroad in Denver the last week in April to authorize the $25,000,000 bond issue proposed by the directors of the road several weeks ago. The funds from the sale of these bonds are to be used in improving and extending the system and renewing equipment. While extracting a rich streak of sylvanite ore in the heading of a drift on the fourth level of the famous Six Points mine, on Bull hill, Cripple Creek, F. S. Chillson, aged forty, drilled into a missed shot and as a re sult of the explosion which followed, will lose the sight of both eyes, if he recovers from his injuries. Elias Cohn of Aspen, one of the foremost mining men of the state, died at a hospital in Denver, where he has been ill since last October with malig nant cancer of the throat. The order of the State Board of Health, directing proprietors of hotels to report to it the names of ail guests afflicted with tuberculosis, will be re sisted by the Rocky Mountain Hotel Keepers’ Association if the board in sists upon compliance with its man date, according to President Charles B. Hamilton of the association. Denver has been selected as the meeting place of the supreme lodge of the Knights of Pythias, and Au gust 6 to 15 of this year will see, it Is estimated. 60,000 members of the or der in Denver. COLORADO MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS Evans. —Tlie hardest contest In the Colorado municipal elections was fought at Evans where the saloon people won by a majority of 20. E. W. Balfour was elected mayor. Georgetown.—Dr. H. C. Haeseler, Republican was elected mayor over B. C. Catren, four times mayor. Coal Creek. —The Citizens' party elected Harry Irwin mayor. • Rockvale. Democrats elected Claude Becker mayor. Portland. —James Hoop was elected mayor. Manitou. —The Republicans elected William Lennon, mayor; auditorium bond issue carried. Central City.—Election for mayor and five aldermen, the Democrats cap turned the mayor and two aldermen and the Republicans three aldermen. Burlington.—A mixed ticket was the result. F. D. Mann, the present mayor, and H. G. Hoskin were tied for mayor, getting 102 each. De Beque.—Progressive ticket won. Sandenberg elected mayor. A $20,000 bond issue for mountain water supply carried, 24 to 20. Oak Creek—Dr. Charles A Pankey, Socialist, elected mayor. Berthoud—The Taxpayers’ ticket was victorious. John Bunyan was re elected mayor. Nevadaville.—lndependent ticket on ly one in the field, and little interest. Thomas Roberts elected mayor. Collbran. —The Citizens’ ticket elect ed F. A Bloss mayor. Steamboat Springs.—Hottest politi cal campaign ever fought here. Repub licans defeated. Dr. L. C. Blackner chosen mayor. Ordinance to repeal the initiative and referendum carried by a majority of 32. Littleton. —Three tickets: Citizens’, Independent and Socialist. John B. Meyers, Socialist, elected mayor. Montezuma.—Citizens’ ticket elect ed, with John Lund mayor. Dillon.—The People’s party re-elect ed C. C. WArren, mayor. Breckenridge. Democrats carried election by majorities to 2 to 36. R. 0. Duncan was re-elected mayor. Frisco. —One ticket in the field. Hen ry Hickman was elected mayor. Gunnison. —E. M. Nourse, Republi can, was elected mayor of Gunnison over O. H. Aikyne, 97 to 13. The lat ter represented the Gunnison faction which is opposed to the purchase of a water plant to cost $70,000. Grand Valley.—One ticket in the field, the People’s. M. H. Street elect ed mayor. Platteville. —Plattev’lle elected An drew mayor. Nunn. —Independent ticket won over the Prohibition ticket with F. E. Hul bert mayor. Olathe.—Citizens’ party won over the Progressive Citizens’ ticket. C. E. J was elected mayor. Ridgeway—J. B. Culver, non-parti- j san, elected mayor. Proposed issuance of $30,000 in bonds for water system carried. Rifle —The liquor question, para mount issue, and the retention of sa loons carried by a majority of 73. A Glover, on the dry ticket, elected mayor. Milliken —Two tickets in field. R M. Benton, Peoples’, re-elected mayor Voted to bond the town for a $15,000 water works. Erie —William Nicholson elected mayor. Fort Lupton—The Anti-license tick et won over the Anti-saloon ticket Charles Sells was re-elected mayor Voted to sell the irrigation watei rights of the town. Windsor —George Frey, Independ ent, was re-elected mayor. Johnstown—W. P. Porter elected mayor. Frederick John Burkhardt was elected mayor. Fight was between the union and non-union supporters, and the union won. Eaton —Independent, T. C. Phillips, elected mayor. La Salle—David Stewart, Independ ent, re-elected mayor. Kersey—L. B. Tucker was elected mayor. Ault—Conservatives elected George A. Hall mayor. The issue was on the town bank. Palisades —H. W. Kluge wan re elected mayor, Peoples’ party, over J. D. Reeder, Citizens’. Do Not Fear Strike. Florence. —While considerable dissat isfaction still exists among coal min ers of this district concerning the sys tem of weighing coal used by various mine owners, labor leaders do not fa vor a strike at present, and no trouble is anticipated. Mines have been work ing steadily up to this month and while there is a lull in mining at present, it will be only temporary. Civic Center Bonds Sold. Denver. —The East Denver park dis trict bonds, $2,700,000, a major part of which consists of civic center bonds, have been sold, and within thirty days Denver will see work on the civic cen ter started. Will Name Child for Governor. Denver. —Gov. Shafroth received a letter from a prisoner, in the state penitentiary, who wants to be paroled. The letter contains the statement: "If you will parole me, governor, I will never forget you, and I will name my next child for you.” Independent Sugar Factory. Greeley.—An independent beet su gar factory, to be run on the co-opera tive plan, will be established here pro vided farmers will pledge acreage. Loveland Pioneer Dies. I^oveland.—M. Samuels, one of the oldest and wealthiest men in this city, died, aged sixty-eight, from complica tions due to old age. He came to this section In 1863 and was one of the largest ranchers in this district. Yawns and Fractures Jaw. Greeley.—Because of a yawn Mrs. W. H. Babcock is suffering intense agony and physicians say she has tracturod her right jaw. LATE MARKET QUOTATIONS Wsatern Newspaper Union News Service. DENVER MARKETS. Cattle. 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R 5.7506.25 Yearlings, fair to choice ....6.00 06.50 Ewes, good to choice 4.2504.85 Ewes, fair to choice firstname.lastname@example.org Ewes, feeders and culls, f p. 2.75® 3 50 Hay. (Prices Paid by Denver Jobbers F. O. B. Track Denver.) Colorado upland, per ton. .16.00® 17.00 Nebraska upland, per ton. 14.50® 15.50 Second bottom, Colorado and Nebraska, per ton.. 13.00® 14.09 Timothy, per ton 16.00017.00 Alfalfa, per ton 13.00014.00 South Park, choice, ton.. .16.00017.00 Sau Luis Valley, per ton. .13.00014.00 Gunnison Valley, per ton. .14.50® 15.50 Straw, per ton 4.00® 5.00 Grain. Wheat, choice milling, 100 1b5...1.52 Rye, Colo., bulk, 100 lbs 1.45 Idaho oats, sacked 1-96 Corn, in sack 1.54 Corn chop, sacked 1.55 Bran, Colo., per 100 lbs 1.40 Dressed Poultry. Turkeys, fancy, D. P 19 021 Turkeys, old toms 15 @l6 Turkeys, choice 15 @l6 Hens, large 14 @ls Hens, small 14 @ls Springs, lb 17 @lB Ducks 15 @l6 Geese 13 @l4 Roosters 7 Live Poultry. Hens, fat stock 13 Springs, lb 16 @l7 Roosters 7 Ducks 15 @l6 Turkeys, 8 lbs. or over.... 16 @lB Geese 13 Butter. Elgin 30 Creameries, ex. East, lb. ..31 @33 Creameries, ex. Colo., lb. ..31 @33 Creameries, 2d grade, lb. .. 29 Process 26 @2B Packing stock 22% Eggs. Eggs, case count, less com $5.90 MISCELLANEOUS MARKETS. Price of Metals. New York. Standard copper Quiet; spot, $15.37V&015.87^; April and May, $15.55015.75; June and July, $15.60015.75. copper, $16,000 16.25; electrolytic, $16.00; casting, $15.50015.75. Tin—Quiet; spot, April, $42.750 43.25; May, $-12,750 43.00; June, July, $42.12 , /email@example.com , /fc; August, $41,900 42.50. Lead—Quiet; $4.3004.40 New York; $4.12V604.25 East St. Louis. Spelter—s6.6oo6.Bo New York; $6.450 6.60 East St. Louis. Antimony—Quiet; Cookson’s, SB.OO. Iron—Locally iron is steady; No. 1 foundry Northern, $15.25015.75; No. 2, $14.75015.25; No. 1 Southern and No. 1, Southern soft, $15.25015.75. Eastern Produce. Chicago. 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