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STATE NEWS Western Newspaper Union News Service. Dntre for Camlusr Events. Oct. 30-Nov.l—Tenth annual Dog Show at Denver. Many cattle will be ted In Morgan •county this season. The I. O. O. F. grand lodge held its annual meeting in Denver. The annual meeting ot the Colorado Sportsmen's Association was held in Denver. The lurgest bobcat ever killed in Boulder county was shot within tho Boulder city limits by Christopher Williams. Billy Sunday went to Colorado Springs from Denver, where he ad dressed the high school students and spoke to the public at the opera house. A banquet of the states was given by the Daughters of the Confederacy In Denver. Seventeen state were rep resented by as many tables, each one decorated distinctively. Governor Ammons reappointed Charles D. Griffith to the hoard of commissioners of the State Home aud- Trainiug School for Mental Defec tives, at Ridge. Following a quarrel with her sister in-law- over the care of her 3 months old baby, Mrs. Della Cherno, 18, at tempted suicide in Denver by drink ing liquid potash. Adj. Gen. John Chase accepted the resignation of Phillip S. Van Clse as captain of the "college company’’ of the Colorado National guard, to be come effective at once. Fire caused by combustion in a pile of coal in the basement of the Colo rado Women’s college in Denver, drove 100 girl students from their dormitories in their night clothes. 13. W. Shine of Denver was appoint ed to the city hoard of engineers’ ex aminers by Commissioner of Proper ty Timm to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of T. H. McDonald. Benjamin Schaffer, 11-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Schaffer of Fort Morgan, died at Mercy hospital In Denver as a result of a kick from one of the colts on his father's ranch. With a prayer on her lips, Mrs. l.illlan Estelle Gregory, about twenty nine years old, attempted suicide by shooting herself in the forehead in a pawn shop at 1120 Seventeenth street in Denver. Mrs. J. J. Brown, heroine of the Ti tanic disaster, arrived ill Denver from her Newport home to register and vote in the coming election. Mrs. Mrown left her daughter, Helen, in school at Newport. The death sentence against Harold F. Henwood, condemned to hang the week of Oct. 25 for the murder of George E. Copeland, was commuted by the governor to lire imprisonment in the state penitentiary at Canon City. Mrs. Lovinia Wilcox, mother of Mrs. R. A. Morrison of Denver, died at her home after an illness of a few days. Mrs. Wilcox was born in New York eighty-six years ago and had been a resident of Denver for ten years. Thomas M. Burkrey was awarded $4,500 damages against tiro Kennicott- I’atterson Transfer Company and Si mon Smith for false arrest on a lar ceny charge by a jury in Judge Tel ler’s division of the District Court in Denver. Conrad Jung, 12-year-old son of Frederick Jung, a rancher living five miles east of Aurora, was shot in tho mouth when he refused to give money to a strange man who appeared at his home while hp and another small boy were alone there. The First Congregational church of Bculder celebrated the fiftieth anni versary of Its founding. Two of the original fourteen members of the church, Deacon George F. Chase and R. R. Lyman, survive, and took part in the celebration. The gate's of the state penitentiary at Canon City closed Sunday behind Harold F. Henwood, slayer of George E. Copeland and Sylvester L. Von Phul, who, unless he is later par doned, will spend the remainder of his life behind the bars. Sam Howe, veteran city detective of Denver, is 75 years young. Passing the three-quarters of a century mark is easy, he Bay. As the oldest man on the force in years and in point of service, "Happy Sam” Howe, as he Is known by his intimate feilaw workers, is rounding out his forty-second year with the department. The Colorado Tax league, compris ing about forty Denver taxpayers, filed a protest with the state board of equalization against a horizontal in crease of local valuations to meet the $90,377,050 which the state tax com mission recently ordered Commission er of Finance Clair J. Pitcher to add to Denver’s total assesed valuation. SENATE PASSES WAR TAX ACT DEFEAT OF COTTON RELIEF MADE BASIS FOR STRUGGLE AGAINST LEGISLATION. LUXURIES HARDEST HIT BEER, WINES, CORDIALS, PERFUM ERY, COSMETICS AND CHEW ING GUM ARE TAXED. Western Newspaper Union News Service. Washington. The administration war revenue hill levying approximate ly $100,000,000.00 additional taxes, to meet the emergency caused by the war in Europe, was passed by the Senate, 34 to 22. after southern Demo crats In coalition with Republicans of the Senate desperately fought to in definitely postpone consideration of the measure, because cotton relief leg islation had been decisively defeated. The main provisions of the $100,000,- 000.00 war revenue bill are as follows: Tax on beer, $1.73 a barrel; recti fied whiskey, 5 cents a gallon; all do mestic still wines, 8 cents a gallon, and 55 cents a gallon on all grape brandies used in fortification thereof; champagnes, 25 cents a quart; carbon ated wines, 10 cents a quart; liquor and cordials, 24 cents a gallon; bank ers, $1 per SI,OOO of capital, surplus and undivided profits; pawnbrokers, SSO a year; commercial brokers. S2O; commission merchants, S2O; custom house brokers, $10; proprietors of the atres, museums and concert halls with seating capacity of not more than 300, $25 a year; not exceeding 600 capacity SSO; not exceeding 1,000, $73; more than 1,000, $100; circuses, SIOO. Oth er amusement proprietors or agents except Chautauquas, lecture lyceums, agricultural or industrial fairs or ex hibitions under religious or charitable auspices—slo; bowling alleys and bil liard rooms, $5 for each alley or table. Special Tobacco Taxes. Special annual taxes on tobacco dealers and manufacturers: Dealers in leaf tobacco, from $G to $24; dealers in tobacco, $4.80 for each store; manufacturers of tobacco, with annual sales not exceeding 100,000 pounds, $6; not exceeding 200,000 pounds, sl2; not exceeding 400,000 pounds, s2l; not exceeding 1,000,000 pounds, S6O; 3,000,000 pounds, $300; 10,000,000 pounds. $600; 20,000,000 pounds, $1,200; exceeding 20,000,000 pounds, $2,496. Manufacturers of cigars, whose an nua sales do not exceed 100,000 ci cigars, sl2; 1,000,000, SSO; 5'000,000, $150; 20,000,000, COO; 40,000,000, $1,200; exceeding 40,000,000, $2,496. Manufacturers of cigarettes with an nual sales not exceeding 1,000,000 ci garettes, sl2; 2,000,000. $24; 5,000,000, S6O; 10,000,000, $120; 50,000, $600; 100,000,000, $1,200; exceeding 100,000,- 000, $2,496. Levies on Perfumery. Stamp taxes as follows: Perfumery, cosmetics and similar articles from one-eiglith of a cent for each 5-cent package to five-eigths of a cent on each 25-cent package and five-eighths of a cent for each addi tional 25 cents in value; chewing gum, 4 cents for each $l.O Oof value; spark ling wines not otherwise taxed, 1 cent for pints and 2 cents for all larg er containers. Ronds, certificates of indebtedness t' certificates of stock, 5 cents tor acli SIOO of value; sales, agreements o sell, etc., 2 cents on each SIOO of value; exempting agreements of de posit on stock certificates as collat eral for loans; board of trade sales or agreeenmts to sell, 1 cent for each SIOO of value; promissory notes> 2 cents per $100; express and freight bills of lading, 1 cent each; newspa per shipments taxed on monthly sworn statements of publishers (ship ments within the county of publica tion exempted) 1 cent per shipment; telegraph and telephone messages, 1 cent each; indemnifying bonds, 50 cents; certificates of damage, etc., 23 cents; certificates of profits, 2 cents for each $100; certificates of damages, etc., 25 cents; all other certificates re quired by law, 10 cents each; broker notes, memorandums of sale, etc., 10 cents; conveyances, 50 cents on values between SIOO and SSOO and 50 cents for each additional SSOO of value; cus tom house receipts, 25 cents to SI.OO on values ranging from SIOO to more than $500; custom house withdrawal entries, 50 cents each. Marine and fire Insurance policies' 1 cent on each dollar of premium, co operative and mutual fire insurance exempted; casualty insurance, 1 cent on each dollar of premium. Passage tickets sold in the United States to foreign ports not exceeding S3O in cost, $3; more than S6O, $5; tickets less than $lO exempted. THE CHEYENNE RECORD. DIARY TELLS OF GERMAN ADVANCE ON AND CAPTURE OF ANTWERP London. —In the form of a diary, the story of the siege of Antwerp and the German plan of attach are given in the following dispatch received by the Central News from Its Osteud corre spondent: "Saturday, Sept. 26. —The Belgians retired from their positions east, Bouth and west of Mallnes to the line of out er forts. “Sept. 27. —The Germans bombarded and occupied Malines. "Sept. 28. —Bombardment of Forta De Waelhem, De Wavre-St. Catherine and other forts on the southern line by 11-inch howitzers. “Sept. 29. —Magazine of Fort De Waelhem blown up by shell fire. Fort De Wavre-St. Catherine put out of action. Forts at Lierre bombarded. Forts Are Destroyed. “Sept. 30.—Forts De Waelhem and Wavre-St. Catherine afe completely de stroyed. Waterworks behind Fort De Waelhem blown up. The Belgian in fantry continued to hold their ln trenchments in the face of a veritable hell of shell fire. The water supply In Antwerp is greatly curtailed. “Oct. 1. —The Lierre forts destroyed. The German infantry attacks were re pulsed with heavy losses. “Oct. 2. —There was a heavy bom bardment of the Belgian trenches, 'the Belgians retired at night in good or der and lined the River Nethe. The Germans began to occupy the outer ring of forts. A German aeroplane flew over the city and dropped pamph lets urging the Inhabitants to surren der and save themselves suffering. British Troops Arrive. "Oct. 3. —Arrival of fresh British troops, who relieved fatigued Belgians on the southeastern section. Here the Germans concentrated their attack, which is now almost exclusively an ar tillery attack. "Oct. 4. —Quiet until evening, when the Germans began a furious bom bardment of Llrre and the river bank trenches. "Oct. 6. —The Germans cross the riv er and occupy Lierre and Duffel. The main Belgian army began retirement westward. “Oct. 6.—Departure of King Albert, the government, and the foreign min isters. Heavy bombardment of tho al lied position. The allied troops retired during tho night on the second liue of forts. City Is Occupied. "Oct 7. —Governor General de Guise announces that a bombardment of the DEFEND UNTIL FIRE BECOMES MASSACRE By F. BANISTER. International News Service. Ostend. —I was right up on the firing line near Lokeren when the Belgians were ordered to retreat from the trenches and was carried along in the frantic rush for shelter beyond the range of German shells. Infantrymen, jaded, heavily weighted by accouter ments, stumbled across the fields.sweat pouring from their faces, and sank, ex hausted, to lie for a few moments and then scramble to their feet and stag ger forward again as shells continued bursting around them. They fought bravely and well. The trenches were not vacated anywhere till the rain of German shells meant sheer massacre if the defenders re mained. in the retreat of the field army which had been defending Antwerp, along the one road still kept open to the west, were many soldiers who had been fighting continually 14 days, snatching hurried sleep on the bare earth or pavement. Hundreds col lapsed on the march and had to be left behind at various points, to fol low on after treatment and rest. The Germans have not yet reached Ostend. Horse meat haß been substituted for beef at most of the hotels and restau rants. Otherwise there is no lack of food at normal prices. Every day, spies are arrested in and near Ostend. One man was - set Ted after chalking in a corner of the vil lage railway station some figures the interpreters supposed indicated the strength of the allies in the neighbor hood. He was dressed as a simple peasant and showed evidence of be ing a man of superior education, which, with the incriminating memoranda and the chalk marks at the station, sealed his doom. A German officer was arrested in the main street of Ostend yesterday wear ing a Belgian officer's uniform. He was nearly torn to pieces by the huge crowd before he'got to the police sta tion. The only route out of Antwerp af ter the bombardment began Wednes day was the River Scheldt. The peo ple would not stay in the cellars of ti«e houses, as advised by the author ities, when they found the nhells from tba great German guns often fell right city is imminent. The Germans em place batteries for their purpose an* at midnight a heavy boinbardmenl begins. “Oct. 8. —Exodus of the population The bombardment of the town Is con tinued with violence. The petrol tanki are Üblaze. Berchem, a southern sub urb, is In flames, as also are manj houses in the city. The defending troops on the southwest section are offering violent resistance. It is de cided to evacuate the city, and the British and Belgian forces leave dur Ing the night. “Oct. 9. —The fall and occupation ol Antwerp. Took Two Weeks. “It will thus be seen that the Ger mans took a fortnight to drive their wedge into the southeastern section of the defenses,” the correspondent con tinues, “and this speaks volumes for the stubbornness of the defense. Brit ish marines were hurried across last Sunday and conveyed to Antwerp with all spfeed. They came without over coats or kits, but cheerfully endurea the cold and rain as well as the pulver izing fire. “After Monday It was merely a ques tion of enduring the terrible fire as long as possible. A large proportion of the Relgian troops went westward on Monday and Tuesday to insure an eventual line of retreat. A large ad ditional force of British marines ar rived Tuesday morning. Mount Their Big Guns. “Eventually the Germans mounted their 42-centimeter guns. They were enabled to fire with great accuracy, thanks to their observation balloons, although owing to the cold and heavy rain their operations were sometimes suspended. Tlio British gunners brought one balloon down with a round of lyddite, after aiirapnel had proved ineffective. “Ability to hit back weight for weight was the one crying need at Antwerp, whose fate points to one ir resistible conclusion —that the day of forts is over. The eupposed impreg nable forts proved broken reeds against the giant howitzers. “One of Brialmont’s great works sank almost bodily from sight in con sequence of the cavities made all around its foundations by the terrific explosions. The others are shattered beyond recognition. “1 understand that the British naval force saved all its wounded and guns. The Belgian army is still intact.” through the houses and exploded in the cellars. Trains and barges, perilously over loaded, till Friday boro tho people to Holland. It is clear that a vast ma jority of the population of Antwerp did not believe till the very last minute that the city would be bombarded. One shell shattered like a house of cards the Hospital of St. Camille, bury ing all the nurses and wounded in the pile of ruins. GERMAN LOSS AT ANTWERP IS HEAVY Paris. —The Germans lost 40,000 men in the capture of Antwerp, ac cording to Paul Brio, special corre spondent of the Journal, who writes: ' The heroic Belgian defense of forts Waelhem, Wavre and Lierre, forming the outer ring, cost the Germans very dear. General von Beseler threw com pact masses of troops into the inter walls, where the Belgians poured a withering infantry fire on the assail ants. ‘•South of the third line of defenses German bodies are now piled in heaps. This happened at the beginning of the assault. South of Port Bornheim the Belgians interred 3,200 German corpses. “When Von Beseler managed tc cross the Netlie and install 16*4-inch guns on the north banks, shells fell in Antwerp like hailstones. Most ol the remaining population then retired to cellars with food, placing mat tresses and sacks filled with earth against the doors and window grat ings. “As scon as Antwerp was occupied the Germans began to fortify it. II given a little time they will, with the help of their heavy artillery, make It practically impregnable.” Kaiser's Cattle Captured. ■"London. —A dispatch to the Stai from Petrograd says that among th« romarkable war trophies arriving al Smolensk Is the entire stock of Em peror William’s Farious pedigreed fiat tie and horses, captured by the Rus sians from the emperor’s estate al Rominten, East Prussia. They wen taken to Moscow and presented to th* Russian Agricultural institute for dis tribution among agricultural breedini association* Things Being Equal. "Mother," asked Tommy, "la It cor rect to say that you ‘water a horse' when he is thirsty?" "Yes, my dear," Baid his mother. "Well, then," said Tommy, picking up a saucer, “I’m going to milk the cat.” —Ladies Home Journal. Money for Christmas. Selling guaranteed wear-proof hosi ery to friends & neighbors. Big Xmas business. Wear-Proof Mills, 3200 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa. —Adv. Real Strategy. The fat plumber and the thin car penter were discussing the European war. "I’d like to be In the English navy," said the plumber. "I'd take the Belgian navy for mine," the carpenter remarked. “Pooh," ejaculated the plumber, Belgium has the smallest navy in the world." "That's why I'd like to be in It,” grinned the carpenter. “The smaller the navy the harder it would be to hit." —Youngstown Telegram. Cause for Doubt. James A. Patten, the noted wheat operator, said to a reporter in New York. "Edward Bok and other dress psy chologists declare that this war le going to transfer the fountainhead of women's fashions from France to the United States. Weff, on the Finland, on the way back home from the war zone, I noticed a thing or two that made me have my doubts. "For-example, I was describing to a group of wonfen on the promenade deck one afternoon the way the Bel gians had ruined a road into Liege—a road that blew up afterwards and killed 5,000 Germans. The women all seemed interested in my description and when I finished it I said: “ 'And now are there any questions any of you would like to ask?’ "A pretty and well-dressed Balti more woman said anxiously: “'Can you tell us, Mr. Patten, If Paris had got all her fall fashions out before the war came on?" Seeking Information. Bob Burman, record-holder in motor car racing, tells the following story: Recently I was talking with a wom an whose husband has acquired con siderable wealth suddenly, and who was quite new to the social world and its customs. She was particularly anxious to appear as if accustomed to all the luxuries of life. “Have you purchased your new car this season?” I asked. "No, Mr. Burman, not yet," she said. “I can’t make up my mind just which make of car to buy. Maybe you will help me.” “What is it that you cannot decide about them?” 1 asked. "Why, I can't decide whether I should get a gasoline or a limousine car. Tell me, does limousine smell as bad as gasoline?"—Everybody's Magazine. Natural History. "What is natural history?" asked the teacher of a small pupil. "I guess," said the small pupil, "that it’s the kind where people are always fighting and killing each other," was the unexpected reply. FOUND OUT. A Trained Nurse Discovered Its Effect. No one is in better position to know the value of food and drink than a trained nurse. Speaking of coffee, a nurse in Pa., writes: “I used to drink strong cof fee myself, and suffered greatly from headaches and indigestion. "While on a visit to my brothers I had a good chance to try Postum, for. they drank it altogether in place of coffee. After using Postum two weeks 1 found I was much benefited and finally my headaches disappeared and also the Indigestion. "Naturally I have since used Postum among my patients, and have noticed A marked benefit where cofTee has been left off and Postum used. “I observe a curious fact about Postum when used by mothers. It greatly helps the flow of milk in cases where cofTee is inclined to dry It up, and where tea causes nervousness. "I find trouble in getting servants to make Postum properly. But when it is prepared according to directions on package and served hot with cream, it is certainly a delicious bev erage.” Name given by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich. Read “The Road to Wellville,” in pkgs. Postum comes in two forms: Regular Postum —must be .well boiled. 15c and 20c packages. Instant Postum —is a soluble powder. A teaspoonful dissolves quickly in a cup of hot water and, with cream and sugar, made a delicious beverage In stantly, 30c and 50c tins. The cost per cup of both kinds Is about the same. "There’s a Reason” for Postum. —sold by Grocers.