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a going one."
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•TATE IN FIFTH PLACE AMONG
PRODUCERS OF SPRING
VALUE OF EIGHT CROPS GAIN
$19,000,000 IN A 8INGLE
Western Newspaper Union News Service.
\ALVE OP CROPS.
Values of certain Colorado crops in
1911 ana 1912, as shown by official
publications of the United States De
partment of Agriculture:
CROP. 1912. Mil.
Wheat $ 9,017,000 ( 6,950,000
Oats 6,213.000 4,872,000
Parley 2,223.000 1.481,000
Bye 2(6,000 176,000
liiy 19,010,000 13,150,000
bugar beets .... 10.101L000 6,316,844
Com 7.13l[000 4.073,000
Potatoes 4,913,000 3,118,000
Total (67.880,000 (39,136,844
Pet. Increase ... 47.9
Denver.—Colorado, far down the list
of states of the Union In population
and with only one-fifth of its arable
land under cultivation, this year ranks
fifth among all tho states in the quan
tity of spring wheat produced, accord
ing to the latest number of the Crop
Reporter, published by the United
States Department of Agriculture.
In yield per acre, Colorado's spring
wheat crop is far ahead of that of the
states that rank above it in total pro
duction, and the average yield in Colo
rado, according to the official figures.
Is 40 per cent, above the average for
the United States.
Here are the principal spring wheat
producing states of the country, in
their rank, with the average yield this
year In each and in the country at
STATE. Bushels per Acre.
North Dakota 11.0
Minnesota 18 *
South Dakota - / .. .14.3
United States 17.2
In the average yield per acre of bar
ley. Colorado Is ahead of the six states
with the greatest total production, and
the average yield In Colorado, thirty
nine bushels. Is thirty-one per cent
above the average for the United
States. The yields of the six leading
states, Colorado and the United States,
compare as follows:
STATE. . -Bushels per Acre.
North Dakota 29.7
Bouth Dakota 26.0
United States 29.7
In yield of oats per acre, the Colo
rado average, 42.8 bushels, is 14.4 per
cent, above the average tor the United
States. d -I 4 <
Colorado’s avffage yield of winter
wheat Is 62 per cent, above the aver
age for the country, it being 24.5 bush
els to the acre, while Colorado’s yield
of rye, twenty bushels, is 15.5 per cent,
above the national average.
In yield of hay per acre, Colorado’s
average, 2.20 tons, is 50 per cent, above
the national average.
The government has made public
Its final figures on six of Colorado's
crops, and although prices are gener
ally lower than they were last year,
the figures show an increase of mil
lions of dollars in the sum paid to
farmers for those six crops. The fol
lowing shows tho value each year:
—Value to Farmers —
CROP. 1911. 1912.
Winter wheat ..( 2,691.000 ( 3,887.000
Spring wheat ... 4,269,000 5,130.010
Oats 4,872.000 6.213,000
Bariev 1,481.000 2.223.000
Bye 176.000 266,000
Hay 13,150.000 19,010.000
Total (26.629,000 (36.729.000
Luncheon for Veteran Educators.
Boulder, Colo. —The State universi
ty gave a luncheon in honor of Profes
sors J. Raymond Bracket and Ira M.
Do Long, celebrating the fact that this
Is the twenty-fifth year of their ser
vice on the faculty. -
Wife Divorces Rich Sportsman.
New York. —Justice Gelgerrlch In
the Supreme Court signed a final de
cree of divorce In favor of Mrs. Linda
Lee Thomas, against her husband, E.
R, Thomas, banker and sportsman.
Indian Chief, 120, is Dead.
Traverse City, Mich.—Joe Manltou,
an Indian chief, who was born on the
banks of the Chicago river 120 years
ago, died here. He was a Pottawat
tomle. He could recall many Indian
v/ars In which he participated.
Canadian Fire Loss is $75,000.
Regina, Sask.—Fire In the business
part of the village of Lloydmlnster,
sixty miles north of here, destroyed
the town hall, fire station, telephone
exchange and a business building. The
, toss wag $75,000
Tha Increase In the value of those
six crops Is accounted for by the fol
lowing Increases In the state’s produc
tion In the year: Winter wheat, from
3,204,000 bushels to 4,728,000; spring
wheat, from 5,070,000 bushels to 6,240,-
000; oats, from 10,150,000 bushels to
12,412,000; barley, from 2,146,000
bushels to 2,964,000; rye, from 252,000
bußhels to 500,000; hay, from 1,570,000
tons to 1,901,000.
Figures that the government has In
hand, but has not yet officially made
public, show that the farmers of Colo
rado will this year receive $10,100,000
for their sugar beets, against $5,316,-
844 last year.
The state's corn crop was last year
5,220,000 bushels, for which the farm
ers received 24,073,000. The latest Is
sue of the Crop Reporter Indicates an
increase of 10 per cent, in the acre
age harvested and of 55 per cent. In
the yield per acre. This would give
9,778,000 bushels, valued at $7,138,000.
The state’s 1912 potato crop also
shows a great increase over that of
1911. The production last year was
3,150,000 bushels, valued at un
usually high market prices, at
$3,118,000. The Crop Reporter now
Indicates a decrease of 5.5 - per
cent. In acreage, but a big increase
in average yield, the outlook being for
a crop of 9,448,000 bushels, valued on
the farms at $4,913,000.
The condition of the Colorado flax
crop this year, at harvest. Is placed
by the government 13 per cent, above
that for the nation, it being 95 per
cent, of normal, and the condition of
the apple crop at 99 per cent, of the
ten-year average—this referring to con
dition only and not to total produc
tion; while the condition of the grape
crop on October 1 was 14 per cent,
above the ten-year average. Other con
dition figures are given as follows:
Cow peas ....' 95
Sugar beets 93
Production, as compared with a full
crop, Is given as follows: 100 repre
senting a full crop:
Dry Beans 95
Lima beans 90
Broom corn 98
Kaffir corn 100
Millet hay 90
Millet seed 9B
Canadian neas. grain 9»
Canadian peas, forage 102
In summary, the government rates
the condition of all Colorado crops not
yet harvested 29 per cent, better than
at the corresponding time last year.
In giving figures for crops on which
it has not kept accurate data In pre
vious years, the government gives
Colorado a yield of three bushels ot
clover seed to the acre, this being 43
per above the national average.
There was 99 per cent, of a full crop,
against a national average of 77.4, and
an Increase In the year of 5 per cent,
tn the acreage.
The Colorado yield of alfalfa seed
is placed at 3.2 bushels to the acre,
there being 90 per cent, of a full crop.
The average yield of cabbage per
acre Is placed at 13,000 pounds, there
being 94 per cent, of a full crop,
against a percentage for the nation of
The state's yield of onions Is placed
at 12,825 pounds to the acre, 12.5 per
cent, above the national average. The
crop is rated as "full."
Sugar Workers Get Increase.
Greeley, Colo.—The Great Western
Sugar Company plants at Greeley, Ba
ton and Windsor have made a volun
tary Increase in the wage scale of 10
per cent. This means about $12,000
per month additional wages. The In
crease was made to keep the men at
work during the entire campaign,
which promises to be the longest in
the history of the sugar Industry, in
Three Deaths for Revenge.
Eureka, Cal. —To avenge an affront
to a woman, George Clark of this city
shot and killed Mrs. Charles Baxter
mortally wounded her husband then
Women Coppers End Meeting.
Portland, Ore. —The first national
conference of women police officers ev
er held In this country ended here
after a two days’ session.
Greeley Defeats Laramie.
Laramie, Wyo.—Greeley high school
football team defeated Laramie high
bchool on University field, 2G to 6. Lar
amie was outplayed and outweighed.
Old Press Telegrapher Killed.
Omaha.—John H. Owen, for twenty
years a chief operator of the Western
Union Telegraph Company, was run
down and killed by a street car.
Admiral’s Friand Tries Suiclde.
St. Petersburg.—A woman friend of
Rear Admiral Chagin attempted sui
cide, but was not successful. After
hearing of the rear admiral’s suicide,
she tried to drink acid from a bottle,
but the housekeeper snatched It from
her hands add she only slightly burned
her mouth. She then tried to cut her
throat with a broken bottle, but Inflict
ed only a slight wound.
NOTHING ELS(???) TO DO.
“Why did you leave yonr last placer*
"Well, I couldn't get along wld de
boss and he wouldn’t git out!”
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ly I could not reat day or night and
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Cutlcura Soap and Olrtment sold
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tree, with 32-p. Skin Book. Address
post-card "Cutlcura, Dept. L, Boston.”
Her Neat Trick.
"When the actress In question vis
ited that managerial firm to star her
she used a paradoxical argument.”
"What was It?"
“She brought a backer to the (ront"
"Doesn't the sight ot a peach make
you want to smack your Ups?”
"No, indeed. The sight ot a peach
makes me want to smack her lips.”
BAD BACKS DO
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Backache makes the daily toil, for
thousands, an agony hard to endure.
Many of these poor sufferers have
kidney trouble and don't know it
Swollen, aching kidneys usually go
hand in hand with irregular kidney
action, headache, dizxiness, nervous
ness and despondency.
When suffering so. try Doan's Kid
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Why BheDidn't Like Her.
"How do you like your new minis
"Not very welL She’s Just as styl
ish as the rest of us." /
Dean Swift and the Music.
Dean Swift, while listening to ai
very uninteresting piece of music,
showed signs of weariness. His
neighbor, observing It, asked:
"Are you aware that this piece Is
“I wish It were Impossible,” Swift!
A certain saloon keeper had a rep-j
tatlon of being the stingiest man lnl
the village. One day a stranger hapj
pened In and called for a drink ofl
whisky. According to the custom aj
bottle was placed before him. He
filled his glass to the brim and drain
ed It. The villagers, knowing that!
the traditional drink was less than 1
half that quantity, looked on In amuse
The stranger threw down a dime
and started out.
“Come back, you, there!” yelled the
proprietor. In a rage. “Here’s a nickel
for you. I only charge half rate when
1 sell wholesale.”
The Cook Came Back. i
Servants In the Sandwich Islands
have a curious habit, says a writer,
of calling their employers by their
firßt name. Her’s, she adds, was al
ways saying, “Yes. John,” to her hus
band, and “Very well, Mary,” to her. 1
When we get a new cook I told my,
husband to avoid calling me “Mary"
so that the cook, not knowing my
name, would have to say "missus” to 1
me. So John always called me sweet
heart or "dearie,” never "Mary.”
One day we had some officers to
dinner, and I told them of the rule F
had adopted an! added, "By this ser
vant, at least, you won’t hear me call
Just then the new cook entered the
room. He bowed and said to me,
"Sweetheart, the dinner Is served."
"What!” I stammered, aghast akhts
"Dinner Is served, dearie,” answer
ed the new cook.
When the cats play, the mice get
Friendship snd confidence are
plants of slow growth.
Usually a man Is a poor Judge of
his own importance.
A woman seldom eats it there Is
anything else for her to do.
Many a man can’t afford to dress
well because his wife does.
Love laughs at locksmiths, but It
sometimes cries over spilled milk.
Some men who boss their wives In
public are-as meek as lambs at home.
Too often it is the things we
shouldn’t do that seems to make life
worth living. ;
The man who attempts to call a lo
nian’s bluff must be looking for trou
Vlrture may be Its own reward, but
the reward Isn’t always legal tender
at the corner grocery.
The young man who marries an
heiress may not have to wait 50 years!
In order to celebrate his golden wea
HOWARD E. BURTON, ASSAYER & CHEMIST
Specimen prices: Gold, silver, lead, fl; gold,
silver. 7fic; sold. 50c; slno or copper. |l.l
Mailing envelopes and full price list sent ea
application. Control and umpire work so
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Jump and &■ kinds of TVape.Guns,
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Tho marvelous scenic attractions of.
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Utah and the wonders of the Sierras
can be seen from tho car windows, 1
without extra expense for side trips.'
SUPERB DINING CAR SERVICE, j
For illustrated descriptive matter,
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