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STATE NEWS Western Newspaper Union News Service. ! COMING EVENTS, Oct. a-». —Fair and Race Meeting at Denver. Oct. 18.—Odd Fellows' Annual State Convention at Colorado Springs. Red Cliff will be lighted by elec tricity. An Adventist church is being built at Klink. Sallda has a new brass band of twenty-five pieces. Glen wood Springs musicians are or ganizing a choral society. Petty thieves have been bothering business houses of Trinidad. Work has begun on Craig’s new >40,000 waterworks system. Telephone connection between Mack and Cisco has been completed. Enrollment at the Colorado Agricul tural College at Fort Collins, 550. A good many blocks of new cement sidewalk are being laid in Gunnison. The Stockmen’s Bank has been or ganized at Collbran with >25,000 capi tal. The Greeley Tribune-Republican re ports an epidemic of hog cholera in Weld county. The Platteville waterworks bond election carried for the proposition by about 3% to 1. One acre of ground in the city of Monte Vista produced twenty-six tons of sugar beets. Twenty-one cars of grain and six cars of potatoes were shipped from Center last week. The September term of the Delta County District Court had no criminal cases to consider. A farmer near Waverly had a field of harley which averaged seventy-six bushels to the acre. W. H. Bannister of Palisade shipped 6,0(10 boxes or twelve carloads of pears from twelve acres. Otto and Alvin Hubbs, near Johns town, threshed over 20,000 bushels from 750 acres of dry land. The body of Harry Wilcox, aged 29, drowned in Morton’s lake, near Ster ling, was found by searchers. John Wolf, one of the oldest ol Mesa county pioneers, aged 88 years and 1 month, died at his home near Molina. Morton Hartman of Longmont had a field of eighty acres of wheat that yielded an average of 57 bushels to the acre. NiWot's- ghost mystery has been solved. Scientists find marsh gas is cause of lights that have scared the villagers. A, P. Smithers of Denver, who was injured when pinned under an auto mobile on the Morrison road, died ol his injuries. The Commercial Club of Wiley has designated October 11 as Buttermilk Day. It is proposed to make it an annual event. George L. Roberts was appointed re ceiver of the Elitch-l.ong Gardens Company by Judge Allen of the Den ver District Court. The State W. C. T. U. convention, sitting in Denver, has announced its determination to fight the cigarette to its extermination in Colorado. Sixty Italian reservists left Trini dad for the war front at home. This is the fourth detachment to answer the call from southern Colorado. Trains between Durango and Silver ton have lately been compelled to slow down on several occasions to prevent killing deer on the track. The 17-months-old child of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Ostermlller, near Fort Mor gan, was drowned while trying to cross the Morgan ditch on a plank. The Rocky Ford sugar factory will begin its campaign October 4th. Beets in that section are reported un usually good in yield and sugar con tent. Otto Frantz of Rocky Ford amused nimself on September 20th by picking two jars of strawberries. He hopes to develop the strain to bear most of the year. The three English-speaking churches of Wellington will combine as the Western Federated church and will supersede the present Methodist, Congregational and Baptist congrega tions. Rico Lodge No. 79, A. F. & A. M., nsslsted by Rico Chapter No. 31, Or der of the Eastern Star, celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of its charter with appropriate exercises and fes tivities. Prof. Junius Henderson, curator of the museum of the University of Colorado at Boulder, has returned from the coast, where he secured a very fine collection of mollusks, fos sils and shells which will be added to the museum. EDITOR FATALLY SHOT BURGLAR ATTACK 8 ROBERT MITCHELL AT WALBENBURG. Governor Carleon Orders Bloodhounds Sent From State Penitentiary at Carton City. * Weitern Newspaper Union News Service. Walsenburg, Colo., Sept. 26. —Rob- ert Mitchell, 41, publisher of the Inde pendent, a weekly newspaper, was fa tally shot tonight at his residence in West Sixth street by a burglar whon) he and his wife had surprised looting the house. Two shots entered Mitchell’s head and his death is regarded as a matter of hours. Mr. Mitchell and his wife had been uptown and were returning when they noticed a light in one of the rooms. The light moved to another room and they became suspicious something was wrong. Mr. Mitchell started around the house. He had got to the side door when the burglar tried to escape and met him face to face. The burglar immediately opened fire. Mr.. Mitchell was carrying a mag azine in his hand and attempted to defend himself with it. One of the bullets passed through the magazine, entering his head. Six suspects were rounded up and are in the county jail. Mr. Mitchell is an old resident of the county, coming here from Canada about twenty-five years ago. He en gaged in ranching for a number of years. Four years ago he moved to Walsenburg and became manager of the Independent. Denver. —Governor Carlson ordered bloodhounds from the state peniten tiary at Cafion City put on the trail of the assailant of Robert Mitchell, editor of the Walsenburg Independent, who was shot by a burglar Sunday night. Grand Chapter, R. A. M„ Elects. Denver. —After a successful session which was attended by 200 Royal Arch Masons from all parts of the state, the grand chapter elected the following officers: Dr. William A. Campbell of Colorado Springs, grand high priest; James A. Killian of Den ver, deputy grand high priest; Wil liam S. Pickerill of Durango, grand king; Herbert S. Sands of Denver, grand scribe; Robert M. Simons of Denver, grand treasurer; Charles H. Jacobson of Denver, grand secretary; Fred W. William of Denver, grand chaplain; Thomas B. Shears of Den ver, grand lecturer; Marshall H. Van Fleet of Alamosa, grand captain host; Mark B. Gill of Fort Morgan, grand principal sojourner; George B. Clark of Pueblo, grand royal arch captain; Sampel J. Sweet of Denver, grand master third veil; Reuben W. Her shey of Denver, grand master second veil; Hprry V. Williamson of Delta, grand master first veil, and Allen J. Read of Denver, grand sentinel. Inheritance Tax Receipts. Denver. —Inheritance taxes collect ed or in process of collection which will add materially to the state'B reve nues: From the estate of Sarah Rist of Denver, $327.40; from the estate oi Dr. George H. Stover of Denver, $445.CG; from the estate of Robert H. McMann of Denver, $1,208; from the estate of Franklin Guiterman of New York, $1,517; from the estate of Han nah. V. Swallow of Denver, $343. Slaughter's Bonds Total $90,000. Pueblo. —W. B. Slaughter, president of the defunct Mercantile National Bank, who was arrested on two addi tional charges of embezzlement and forgery growing out of the bank’s fail ure last March, has been liberated on $40,000 additional bond, making a total of $90,000 on which he is held on one federal and three state warrants. Coney C. Slaughter, his son, and for mer cashier of the bank, is still missing. To Pay $2,500 for Injury to Lad. Denver. —The Western Light and Power Company, whose plant is at Louisville. Colo., confessed judgment in the District Court and agreed to pay Philip Romeo $2,500 for injuries sustained by the lad when he stepped Dn one of the company’s power lines that blew down during the storm in January, 1913. Two Killed In Mine. Cripple Creek.—Thomas and James Ward, brothers, fell 300 feet to their death in the shaft of the Empire State mine here Saturday. The accident oc curred when the men missed the cage and stepped into the shaft as em ployds at the mine were being hoisted to go off shift Prof. E. F. Hermanns Dead. Dancer. —Edward F. Hermanns, for seventeen years a principal of West Denver High School, and a resident of Denver for twenty-five years, is dead. THE CHEYENNE RECORD. LATE MARKET QUOTATIONS Western Newspaper Union News Bervlce. DENVER MARKETS. Cattle. Beef steers, cornfed, good to choice ...; .$firstname.lastname@example.org Beef e sere, cornfed, fair to good 7.75®8.25 Beef steers, hay fed, good to choice 7.00® 8.00 Beef steers, hay fed, fair to good 6.76®7.00 Beef steers, grassers, good to choice 7.25®7.75 Beef steers, grassers, fair to good email@example.com Heifers, prime, cornfed.... firstname.lastname@example.org Cows and heifers, cornfed, good to choice 7.00®7.50 Cows and heifers, cornfed, fair to good 6.50® 7.00 Cows and heifers, grassers, good to choice email@example.com Cows and heifers, grassers, fair to good firstname.lastname@example.org Veal calves email@example.com Bulls 4.75 @5.75 Feeders and stockers, good to choice firstname.lastname@example.org Feeders and stockers, fair to good 6.25® 6.76 Feeders and stockers, com mon to fair email@example.com Hogs. Good hogs 6.75 @7.65 Sheep. Lambs $7.50®8.15 Ewes .. firstname.lastname@example.org Wethers email@example.com Yearlings firstname.lastname@example.org Feeding lambs, f. p. r. email@example.com Feeding ewes, f. p. r firstname.lastname@example.org HAY AND GRAIN MARKET. F. O. B. Denver, Carload Price. Hay. Buying Prices. Colorado upland, per email@example.com Nebraska upland, per ton firstname.lastname@example.org Second bottom Colorado and Nebraska, per ton. 9.00@ 9.60 Timothy, per ton email@example.com Alfalfa, per ton 8.50@ 9.00 South Park, choice, per ton firstname.lastname@example.org San Luis Valley, per ton. email@example.com Gunnison Valley, per ton. firstname.lastname@example.org Straw, per ton 4.00@ 4.50 Grain. Wheat, choice milling, 100 lbs., buying $1.42 Rye, Colorado, bulk, 100 lbs., buy ing 1.25 Idaho oats, bulk, buying 1.25 Colorado oats, bulk, buying 1.25 Nebraska oats, sacked, buying.. 1.20 Corn chop, sack, selling 1.45 Corn In sack, selling 1.44 Bran, Colorado, per 100 lbs., sell ing 95 Flour. Selling Prices. Standard Colorado, net $2.50 Dressed Poultry. Less 10 Per Cent Commission. Turkeys, fancy, D. P 18 @2O Turkeys, old toms 15 @l6 Turkeys, choice 12 @l4 Hens, large 1G Hens, small 14 Broilers 16 @l9 Springs, lb iIS @l7 Ducks, young 14 @ls Geese 10 @l2 Roosters 9 @lO Live Poultry. The following prices on live poultry are net F. O. B. Denver: Broilers 15 @l7 Springs, lb 13 @l4 Hens, fancy 11 @ls Roosters , 6 @ 7 Turkeys, 10 lbs. or over 14 @l6 Ducks, young 11 @l2 Ducks, old 9 Geese . 9 Eggs. Eggs, graded No. 1 net, F. 0. B. Denver 25 Eggs, graded No. 2 net F. O. B. Denver 17 Eggs, case count, mlsc. cases, less commission... email@example.com Butter. Creameries, ex. Colo., lb 26 @26 Creameries, ex. East., lb 25 @26 Creameries, 2d grade, 1b...22 @23 Packing stock 18 @l9 Fruit. Apples, Colo., box $firstname.lastname@example.org Peaches, Colo., box 40@ .50 Peaches, Colo., bu. basket.. .email@example.com Pears, Colo., box firstname.lastname@example.org Watermelons, Rky. Fd., email@example.com Cantaloupes, Colo firstname.lastname@example.org Vegetables. Celery, dozen 20@ .30 Cabbage, cwt 20@ .30 Onions, cwt email@example.com Onions, table, d0z,..r...., .15 Potatoes firstname.lastname@example.org Tomatoes, Colo., lb 02® .03 MISCELLANEOUS MARKETS. Chicago Grain and Provision Prices. Chicago.—Wheat—No. 2 red, $1.15® 1.16; No. 3 red, $email@example.com; No. 4 red, $firstname.lastname@example.org; No. 2 hard, $1.17. Com—No. 2 yellow, 73%@74%c. Oats No. 3 white, 34%@35c; standard, 38%c. Rye—No. t. 97c. Barley—so@6oc. STATE CAPITAL NEWS We* tern Newspaper Union News Service. RECORD PRICES FOR LAND, r . - - *v Colorado Farmers’ Bide All Above Ap praieed Valuation of Property. Denver. —The fiist special land sale probably ever held by the State Land Board at the capltol building brought unusual prices for pieces of state ag ricultural land for which there was considerable bidding. & El. Richards paid $10.50 an acre for a quarter of land in Washington county which had been appraised at a minimum price of $8 an acre. For an other quarter of land appraised at the same value, he paid sl2 an acre. Bidding brought even higher prices for lower appraised land In Huerfano county. For four sections of land that were all appraised at $6 an acre, B. L. Trownstine paid respectively $16.25, $10.25, $10.25 and $6 an acre. In Weld county one quarter of land advertised at a minimum of $lO an acre brought $12.50, while another brought $14.25 an acre. There were 3,204 acres sold alto gether. The special sale was held in order to allow farmers who were seeking the land an opportunity to buy it in time to prepare the ground for crops. State Handles 1,100 Accidents. Denver. —Since Aug. 1, 1,100 acci dents have been reported to the State Industrial Commission. Of these, 121 will receive compensation averaging $8 a week. Eighteen deaths have been reported. Under the common law six teen of these cases would not have been entitled to compensation. The majority of them under the compensa tion law will receive the full sum of $2,500. If the present average of about thirty-one accidents a day reported to the claim department continues, more than 20,000 accidents will be handled by the department during the year. State Accountant Named. Denver. —Governor Carlson appoint ed Chester G. Weston of Denver a member of the State Board of Ac countancy. Mr. Weston fills the place made vacant by the resignation of A. E. Keller. His term will expire in October, 1917. Ramec Demurs to “Wet” Complaint. Denver. —Secretary of State Ramer interposed a demurrer to the com plaint filed by pa>ties who seek to have a statewide vote on the prohibi tion bill passed by the last General Assembly. The demurrer was filed through the attorney general, who will represent Ramer. The case has been set for hearing Sept. 25 before Judge Perry. Refuses State Tax Demand. Denver. —The olty commissioners, acting as a county board of equaliza tion, has refused to adopt the recom mendations made by the Colorado State Tax Commission, in which the county board was ordered to raise the assessed valuation of Denver county $55,000,000. A resolution containing nine specific reasons why the re fusal was made was adopted by the county board and ordered sent to the tax commission. The commission di rected that valuations be raised on certain classes of property and the county board replied that this could not be done because the property is already assessed as its full cash val uation; that to follow the recommen dations of the state commission would necessitate a new assessment, which the local board is without pow er to make; that an average raise cannot be made because of the diver sity of value, and that the recommen dations would necessitate violation of the constitution. Railroads Appeal Utilities Ruling. Denver. —Railroads affected by the recent order of the State Utilities Commission, which ordered a reduc tion in coal rates to points in eastern Colorado, have perfected an appeal to the Supreme Court. This is the first case ever taken to the court on an appeal from the commission’s ruling. C. F. & I. to Give Its Men a Voice. Denver. —An Increase of $691,288 In the net earnings from operations dur ing the fiscal years ending June 30, over those of the previous year, is shown by the annual report of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company. In terest. taxes, sinking fund and other charges deducted from the net in come resulted in a deficit of $334,661, as compared with a deficit of $905,968 the previous year. President J. F. Welbora stated that a plan of co-op eration between the company and its employes providing for the adjustment of differences and the consideration of matters of common interest would be Inaugurated In the coal mines. 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