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CHEYENNE WELLS TIMES
H. Y. Tarwater, Publisher. CHEYENNE WELLS - COLORADO ALLIES WANT PEACE AT ONCE TURKEY SHOWB HAND IN AT TEMPT TO FORCE MEDIA TION BY POWERB. SCUTARI HAS FALLEN SERVIANS REPORTED TO HAVE CAPTURED CITY AND ULTI MATUM IS PROMIBED. tVcatern Newspaper Union News Service. London. —Reports that Scutari had fallen to an attack by the Servian nrmy came after a strained session of the peace delegates in which Turkey made guarded hints at mediation by the powers. The Turkish delegation received fresh instructions from the Porte, Re chad Pasha announced, but part of the telegram undecipherable and must be repeated to Constantinople for translation. Rechad Pasha said he was able to state that most of the questions under discussion should be referred to the powers, according to the dispatches. The boundary between Bulgaria and Turkey was an exception; that was a matter, he said, for direct settlement, between the two governments. The Turkish delegates attempted to discuss the questions at Issue inform ally, but the allies Insisted that they should put their propositions in writing which, the Turks said, they were not prepared to do. The allies propose to bring affairs to a crisis, by a statement in the nature of an ultimatum. They express the de termination not to waste more time in waiting for telegraphic consultations, real or pretended, between Constantin ople and the Turkish delegates In Lon don. SKINNER NAMED SPEAKER. ■y Unanimous Vote at Democratic Legislative Caucus. Denver.—Not a hitch was experi enced by the ultra-progressives In get ting their program adopted at the cau cus of Democratic members of the House of Representatives. Onias C. Skinner of Montrose was chosen to be the speaker of the House unanimously. A committee oh patronage, which gi Vos the entire disposal of House po sitions to the progressives, w'as ap pointed and the caucus adjourned. Funeral of Cclonel Montgomery. Denver. —Attended by state officers and several hundred close friends and former associates, the funeral services over the body of Colonel B. F. Mont gomery, lieutenant governor - elect, were held in Denver. Gray Montgom ery, a cousin of Colonel Montgomery and First Reader of the First Church of Christ Scientist, read the funeral ritual of the church, assisted by Mrs. Bessie J. Hughes, vocal soloist. The body was shipped to Colorado Springs for interment in Evergreen cemetery. i —— ■ ■—- Seventy-Mile Gale at Fort Colllni. Fort Collins. —A gale that tore through Fort Collins at the rate ot sev enty miles an hour, according to the registering instruments at the Agri cultural college, routed everybody out of bed. broke hundreds of windows, Including much of the plate glass In the business district, scattered broken glass over the principal streets, blew over outbuildings, and ripped up cor nices and roofs. High Wind In Cheyenne. Cheyenne, Wyo.—The highest wind of tho year swept Cheyenne and caused much damage of a minor description. Former Colorado Convict Sentenced. Santa Rosa, Cal. —For uttering a forged check James Williams, known under a dozen aliases and wanted all over the country for other forgeries, was sentenced to serve twelve years in San Quentin penitentiary. He is elxty-three years of age and the term Imposed Is equuivnlont to a life sen tence. Garment Workers Strike; More Pay. New York.—Men and women gar ment workers ostlmatod in numbor at 125,000, went out on strike in New York City, tying up approximately 4,000 factories. They demand higher pay and better working conditions. Greeks are Whipped In Naval Battle. London — A naval battle between Turkish and Greek forces occurred off the Island of Tenedos, in which the Greeks suffered severe losses, aq cording to a news agency dispatch re ceived here from Constantinople. THREATENED TO KILL THAT IS CHARGE OF MRS. F. L. SEITZ AGAINST ANDREW HOGG. Wounded Woman Admit* That Quarrel Preceded Shooting at Her Home in Pueblo. W«at«rn Newspaper Union Nswa Service. Pueblo. —A statement that Andrew Hogg, charged with the shooting of Mrs. Frank L. Seits, attempted her life on a previous occasion, has been made by Mrs. Seitz. She avers that on Christmas eve he visited her home and following an argument, drew a pistol and pressed its against her fore head. "He said ho was going to kill,” de clared Mrs. Seitz. "A woman roomer from above rushed in and grabbed him from behind She seized the gun and ordered Hogg from the house. He left. Swearing that he would kill me before he quit. “I had no fear of him whatever. When I heard the window crash I thought maybe the boys, playing in the yard, had thrown a ball against it. Then I felt the pain in my thigh and I knew that I had been shot. "I can see no reason why he should want to kill me. I felt Borry for him and have been a good friend, but that is all." Although Hogg maintains his Inno cence, the police claim to have enough evidence to hold him for trial. Planning for Farmers' Institute. Boulder.—The program committee for the Mountain and Plain Farmers' Institute, which will be held in the Distriot Court room February 12, 13 and 14, held an all-day meeting In the offices of the Boulder Commercial As sociation. The members of the com mittee who were present are: Moses Hoover, L. M. Platt, J. D. McGillvray, H. B. Doudna, D. H. Mullan, L. B. Shu felt and F. E. Eckel. Many subjects of Interest to farmers will be discussed by prominent men from all over the state. Among the speakers will be: Governor-elect Elias M. Ammons, Mayor E. D. Webb, Dr. L. D. Osborne, Prof. C. A. Lory, president of the Agri cultural College; J. A. Shriber, Mrs. L. A. Fuller, J. A. Moorhead, Jameß Andrus, A. D. McGillvray and J. B. Gratton. Deputy Who Killed Boy Exonerated. Fruita.—The coroner's jury, at the inquest into the death of Joe Hensley, 16, the bandit who was killed at Loma by Deputy Sheriff Stove Nlcholls, re turned a verdict exonerating Nlcholls and holding that the killing was jus tifiable. More than a dozen witness es were examined, including J. D. Hensley, father of the boy; J. E. Quear, who was held up, and Deputy Sheriff Nlcholls. Deputy Nlcholls de clared that it was a question of which shot first, and was corroborated by E. E. Hall, driver of the sheriff's car, and other eyo witnesses. Lieutenant Governor-Elect Dead. Denver. —Benjamin Franklin Mont gomery, lieutenant governor-elect of Colorado, and one of the leading Dem ocrats of the state, died at St. Luke's hospital. He was 78 years old. Death was due to a complication arising from laryngitis, following close upon a se rious operation performed two weeks ago. His advanced age, combined with a general weakened condition, brought about a relapse from which he never rallied. Woman Shot at Dance. Windsor, Colo. —Shot in the abdo men during an old-fashioned Germau wedding celebration and with a visit of the stork but two weeks away, Mrs. Frederick Bruner, thirty-four years of age, was rushed to the Windsor hos pital, where she successfully under went a Caesarian operation. The baby died a few hours after birth, but it is said the mother has a fair chance to recover. Injured Man Saved By Train Whistle Greeley.—With his Jaw and nose broken from a fall on a cattle guard on the Colorado & Southern road, John Knutson, manager of the county hos pital, lay unconscious for an hour and was only aroused by the whistle from an approaching train in time to drag himself from the track. Elections Costly to El Paso Voters. Colorado Springs.—The September primary election and the regular No vember election cost El Paso county $18,500, or about seventy-six cents per vote, according to figures compiled by County Clerk E. C. Shelden. Of 22,022 registered, 15,319 voted at the general election. Wife of First Governor Leaves $40,000. Denver. —The will of Mrs. Julia P. Gilpin, widow of the first territorial governor of Colorado, was .filed for probate in the county court. Mrs. Gilpin left an estate of about $40,000, o t which at least $25,000 is realty. WEEK’S EVENTS IN COLORADO Western Newspaper Union IVewa Service. DATES FOR COMIIVG EVENTS. January 10-26—Eighth Annual Wast •rn Stock Bhow~Danver. Plans have been drawn for a SIO,OOO electric light, ice and cold storage plant at Limon. „ A. P. Busey, for the past thirteen years superintendent of the State In sane Asylum at Pueblo, has resigned his position. The funeral of Levi Booth, pioneer of Colorado, and the last survivor of the first graduating class of the Uni versity of 'Wisconsin, was attended by many of the university’s alumni now in Denver. Two romances which began in Aus tria several years ago, and a third which began in Ridgeway, Colo., sev eral weeks ago, ended in a triple wed ding—the first to be celebrated in Den ver in several years. George Creel, police commissioner, and Mrs. Creel, who, until her marriage with the Denver official, November 28, was Mlsb Blanche Bates, noted act ress, have returned to Denver from their honeymoon trip. C. M. Kittredge of the Denver Mid land Trail Association, received word from Indianapolis that more than $1,000,000 has been subscribed to the fund for building the proposed ocean to-ocean automobile highway. The 1913 National Western Stock Show, which is to be held in Denver January 20 to 23, will be notable for the number of prominent society wom en who will participate in the enter tainment features of the horse display. Orders have been received by Su perintendent Downer of tho Denver mint to begin the coinage of gold, and early in January, S2O gold pieces, to the amount of $300,000 a day will be gin to pour in out cf the molds. A new administration building cost ing $160,000, furnished and equipped, was the substantial Christmas gift of the Modern Woodmen of America to the 400 patients at the big national in stitution eleven miles north of Colo rado Springs. Guided by a collie dog, a party of ranchers living in the vioinity of Troy, seventy-five miles southeast of Trini dad, conducted a search for Jacques Maes, a herder, who has been missing since a severe storm that swept that section on Christmas night. Edward Hensley, aged 19, was shot and instantly killed at Grand Junction by Deputy Sheriff Steve Nichols while resisting arrest, after he had succeed ed in collecting S6OO from J. E. Quear. manager of the Loma canning factory, with the aid of his father, Joseph D. Hensley, and a shotgun. One of the surprises sprung by Cupid in Greeley during the holiday season was the wedding of Miss Viv ienne Abbot, daughter of Professor and Mrs. P. L. Abbot of the State Teachers’ College, who became the bride of Wil lis B. Gilmore, a former student of the college, who lives in Leadville. A Thanksgiving supper taken with Mrs. S. I. Croxson of Denver, cost J. F. Chandler just $245 in addition to paying for the supper, as the result of a criminal action filed in Magistrate Mills’ court, in which Mrs. Croxson charged Chandler with relieving her of a $375 ring. The case was settled out of court and Chandler was released. The next comptroller of the United States treasury will be a Colorado man if the efforts of Charles S. Thomas, prospective United States senator, are successful. Mr. Thomas is now and has been for some time making a de termined fight to secure the position for William P. Jlalburn, an associate in his law firm and his son-in-law. Frank Lindsey, forty-four, of Denver tried to make Mrs. Dora Anderson, forty-two, a widow, so that she would be free to marry him. He did this by shooting her husband, Edward Ander son, forty-three, on the right side of the body. These arc the charges made by Anderson when he appeared at the police station and asked that his wound be dressed. Divorce and numerous other preva lent evils existing in the world, can be combatted successfully only through the fostering of greater love for home and parents among children, says Mon signor De Becker, noted Catholic pre late, scholar, philosopher and presi dent of the Louvain university of Bel gium, who is the guest of Bishop Mats and Denver priests. The addition of millions of dollars to Colorado’s annual income from live stock and crops is the aim of a co-op erative movement that has been launched by virtually all the commer cial bodies of the state. The plnn is to devote the entire year 1913 to a state-wide movement to get more farmers and stock raisers in Colorado, and to increase the output of those alraady here. COLORADO’S BIG CROPS U. S. REPORT SHOWS GREATEST OUTPUT IN STATE’S HISTORY. Wheat Production Increased 2,000,000 Buahels; Value $1',000,000 More- Beet Yield Large. ' Western Newepapet Union News Service. Washington. The greatest farm crop year in the history of Colorado, and stupendous advances In agricul tural production In that state as com pared with other states, Is graphical ly portrayed in statistics just Issued by the Department of Agriculture as a supplement to the crop report for December. In every commodity of the field pro duced in Colorado the yield of 1912 has far outstripped the records of pre vious seasons. Colorado's wheat pro duction jumped to 10,000,968 bushels —nearly 2,000,000 over the yield of 1911 and nearly 4,000,000 bushels over 1909. Colorado’s wheat area is now 463,000 acres, as against 438,000 acres in 1911. Its value is over $8,000,000, as against less than $7,000,000 in 1911. The yield per acre, 1912, was 24.2 bushels; in 1911, 18.92 bushels. Colorado has in hay 870,000 acres with a production of 1,905,000 tons. In 1911 there were 786,000 acres, with yield of 1,670,000 tons. Colorado farm ers realized $16,600,000 on their crops in 1912 — the previous year $1,000,000 less. This is based on average price paid to farmers on December 1, which was $8.70. In 1910 the price ranged around SIO.BO per ton. Yield of hay per acre in 1912 was 2.19 tons, in 1911 two tons. Although the oat crop area re mained stationary as compared to the previous year, there was raised on 290,000 acres 12,000,412 bushels, against 10,160,000 bushels in 1911. On December 1 basis the farmers re ceived less than in 1911 for their crop, realising $4,700,000, as compared with $4,872,00 in 1911. Yield per acre, 1912, 42.8 bushels; 1911, 36 bushels. This yield outstrips any previous year by nearly three bushels per acre. Colo rado handled 967,142 tons of suggp beefs this year, at an average value of $6.56 per ton. There were 124,800 tons of sugar manufactured; 86.437 acres were har vested, this state standing third in production, California and Michigan being ahead. 'Acreage of corn in Colorado in 1912 jumped to 420,000, an increase of 47,- 000 over 1911. Crop brought farmers $4,368,000, against $4,073,000 in 1911. The corn crop in 1909 was $3,432,000. The production was 8,000,736 bushels, an increase of 3,600,000 bushels over last year. Yield per acre, 20.8 bush els; last year, 14 bushels. A reduction of Colorado potato acre age by 6,000 acres had no effect on yield. There were 8,375,000 bushels, as compared with 3,150,000 last year. Value of crop, $3,000,311. Last year $3,118,000. In 1909 the state raised 11,- 000,700 bushels at valuation of $6,000,- 716. Yield per acre this year was 95 bushels, as against 36 bushels last year, and 137 in 1909. Yield of barley in 1912 increased by nearly 1,000,000 bushels. Seventy-slz thousand acres under cultivation. The crop brought $1,482,000 based On the price December 1. In rye and flaxseed Colorado prac tically doubled production over 1911; 25,000 acres of rye and 12,000 acres oi flaxseed were cultivated. Grand Junction Factory Closes. Grand Junction. —The Western Su gar and Land Company has closed the sugar factory here for the season. More than 80,000 tons of beets were sliced and 17,500,000 pounds of sugar were extracted from the beets. Seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars has been paid out since September 10 for beets and labor. Whittier Relics Burned. Amesbury, Mass. —Relics of the poet, John Greenleaf Whittier, includ ing autograph letters from notables all over the world and manuscripts, were burned or seriously damaged by smoke and water in a fire which part ly consumed the building occupied by the Whittier House Association. / Lawyer’s Neck Broken by Fall. Milwaukee, Wis.—Edward P. Vilas sixty years old, a well-known lawyer and brother of former Postmaster Gen eral William F. Vilas, died from in juries suffered from falling down stairs at his home. His neck wai broken. r" . Indians Win First Prize. Washington.—Officials of the Indian bureau are much pleased because al the state fair at Muskogee, Okla., a number of full-blooded Indians won prizes over their white competitors foi exhibits of corn, cotton, beans and oth ar products. BROOM CORN flrowm Shipping Broom Com . Aa the growers of broom corn are great ly dissatisfied with the price offered at home for their broom corn, many of them are now chipping direct to Coyne Broth ers. Chicago, wno are large handlers of broom corn on commission. This firm re port their receipts so far this season about 160 cars, most of which have been sold and returned for. Their financial responsibility exceeds ((100,000) one hun dred thousand dollars. They are a safe and reliable firm. They offer as refar 'enoe Farmers’ State Bank, Texhoma, Ok la., and Central Exchange Bank, Woodward, Okla. Other reference fur nished on application. Coyne hros., 1M W. South Water St.. Chicago, 11L Adv. The sting of defeat outlasts the sweets of victory. Smile on wash day. That’s when you use Red Cross Bag Blue. Clothes whites than snow. All grocers. Adv. Doubtful. “Have you a good cook now?” "I don’t know. I haven’t been home since breakfast!”—London Opinion. His Status. "That man Is something more than a mere marine." "Do you mean he Is an ultrama rine?” Pessimism. Willie—Paw, what Is a pessimist? Paw—A man who takes an umbrel la along when he goes to a ball game. —Cincinnati Enaulrer. Collage Secret. Bacon—What did your boy learn at college? Egbert—Says he can’t tell me. "Why not?” “Says It’s a secret.” "Nonsense!” "No; you know, he learned the foot ball signals.” Silenced. Dr. Henry VAn Dyke, the distin guished clergyman, has a neat wax of silencing the censorious. At a luncheon In Princeton a cer tain bishop was being discussed, and a visitor said: "I don’t like the bishop. He is too much a man of the world to suit me.” "Quite so,” Dr. Van Dyke retorted quickly; ‘‘but<which world, this or tbs next?" Wanted Slaves for Missouri. On January 27, 1778, Don Bernardo de Calves, governor of the Spanish province of Louisiana, which Included Missouri, petitioned the king of Spain for aid for tlie settlers along the Mis souri liver and Mississippi river in Missouri. "The said Inhabitants,” ha wrote, "In order to promote the cul ture of these plants (flax and hemp), would desire that the compassion of the king should deign to provide them with negro slaves on credit, for whom they may pay with the crops afore said." Looking After His Balt. Daniel and Harvey, two old, experl fishermen, were "still" fishing foi .trout In deep water, sitting with theli backs together, when Daniel acci dentally fell out of the boat and went down. Harvey looked back and miss ed his companion, who at that mo ment _ appeared on the surface, pipe still In his mouth, shaking his wlsken profusely. Harvey—Gosh, Dan! I Jest missed ye! Where ye been? Dan—Oh, I Jes’ went down for te» see If me bait wus all right.—Judge STEADY HAND. A 8urgeon’s Hand Should Be the Firm est of All. “For fifteen years X have suffered from Insomnia, Indigestion and ner* vousness as a result of coffee drink ing,” nald a surgeon the other day. (Tea is equally injurious because It contains caffeine, the same drug found in coffee). "The dyspepsia became so bad that I had to limit myself to one cup at breakfast. Even this caused me to lose my food soon after I ate It “All the attendant symptoms of In digestion, such as heart burn, palpita tion, water brash, wakefulness or dis turbed sleep, bad taste la the mouth, nervousness, etc., were present to ■nch a degree as to incapacitate me for my practice as a surgeon. “The result of leaving off coffee and drinking Postum was simply mar velous. The change was wrought forthwith, my hand steadied and my normal condition of health was re stored." Name given upon request Read the famous little book, “The Road to Wellville,” In pkgs. “There’s a reason." Postum now comes In concentrated, powder form, called Instant Postum. It 1b prepared by stirring a level tea spoonful in a cup of hot water, adding sugar to taste, and enough cream to bring the color to golden brown. Instant Postum is convenient; there’s no waste; and the flavor Is al ways uniform. Sold by grocers—50- cup tin 30 eta., 100-cup tin 60 cts. A 5-cup trial tin mailed for grocer's name and 2-cent stamp for paatage. Postum Cereal Co., Ltd., Battle Creek* Mich. Adv.