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LATE LIVE NEWS CONDENSED RECORD OR THE PROGRESS OF EVENTS AT HOME AND ABROAD. FROM AUSOURCES SAYINGS, DOINGS, ACHIEVE. • MENTS, SUFFERINGS, HOPES AND FEARS OF MANKIND. Wssttra Kswvpapsr Union iwwi Bsrvle* ABOUT THE WAR. Germany is employing 750,000 war prisoners as farm laborers. The French steamer Athos, of 12,- 000 tons, carrying Senegalese troops and colonial laborers, has been tor pedoed and sunk in the Mediterranean ■ea. London announced that of the seven Dutch steamers torpedoed only three were sunk while the four others were severely damaged but remained afloat. Four of the seven were home ward bound with full cargoes. Austria’s reply to the United States, defining her position in the submarine war, is known in Berlin, according to the Frankfurter Zeitung, which pre dicts that a breach of relations be tween Washington and Vienna is In evitable. German naval and military leaders in Berlin estimated that the total ton nage sunk during February would not exceed 500,000 and expressed satis faction with the achievements of the submarines. The announcement was made by the German admiralty that 1,000 troops bound for Saloniki per ished when the Italian transport Mi nas was sunk Feb. 17. Casualties in the German army, ex clusive of Colonial troops, reported in ths German casualty lists in the month of January, 1917, totaled 77,534 officers and men killed, wounded, prisoners or missing. These casualties bring the total of Germans killed and those who died of wounds or sickness to 988,329, and the total casualties since the war began to 4,087,692. The British have captured Pys, Serre, Mlraumont and Petit Mirau mont in a great offensive on western front. German line is pierced to a depth of three miles, military observ •7* dsclare. Drive is believed to be prelude to gigantic onslaught along entire front. London announces suc cesses for British forces in Mesopota mia and declares the invaders, after defeating the Turks, have crossed th3 Tigris river. Minor engagements are reported in northwestern Russia and in the Carpathian mountains. Rome announces that Austrian attacks have teen repulsed. Berlin says that the situation in Rumania is unchanged. WESTERN • Governor John B. Kendrick of Wyo ming has resigned to become U. S. senator. • The Rock Island railroad asked Iowa to amend its laws so that the road might issue 130,000,000 of pre ferred stock and spend $8,000,000 to 910,000,000 of the proceeds for reor ganization. Thousands of tons of foodstuffs on the Pacific coast are awaiting pur chase and shipment east, commission men At San Ftanciaco, Of rice thef3 are 125,000,660 pounds, much of which is ready for shipment and the price is lower than it has been |9T several years—so low, in fact, that millers have been holding it. Bight corporations and eleven indi viduals were named in an indictment returned at Boise, Idaho, by the Unit ed States grand jury'for alleged con spiracy and unlawful combination in restraint of Interstate commerce and in violation of the Sherman anti trust act, in the buying, selling, nianu facture and shipping of creamery and dairy products. WASHINGTON. All travelers in Mexico hereafter must carry passports bearing their photographs, according to announce ment in Nuevo Laredo. President Wilson addressed Con gress asking for authority to use the forces of the United States to protect American rights on the high seas. Conferees on the legislative appro priation bill threw out the Poindexter amendment, which would put all first and second-class postmasters into the eivil service. Although there will be no embargo on oil, decided Increases In the export duties on crude oil and its products are provided in a decree outlined by the Mexico department of fomento and now awaiting the signature of Gen. Carranza. Postponement of the effective rate of the “bone-dry” prohibition amend ment to the postoffice bill, until Oct. 1, 1917, is proposed in a concurrent resolution introduced by Representa tive Moon of Tennessee, chairman of the postoffice committee. Senator Lewis of Illinois introduced as an amendment to the revenue bill a provision to authorize the President to seize foodstuffs deemed to be Monopolized la violation of law. Food gtuffs so eelzed would be disposed of At public eale under government su- Navigation 'between -Spain and the Philippine islands baa been resumed. There Is sqch.a scarcity of tobacco in Trieste it has been decided to i£sue tobacco pickets. None will be al lowed to women. The Panama canal did its biggest month’s business in January, .176 ves sels with a tpnnage of 557,889 to having passed-;through the waterway. Several buildings of the famous Cockerill works at Seraing, five miles southwest of Liege, Belgium, have been destroyed through an incendiary fire. ' i The army estimate issued in Lon don provides for an army ot 5,000,000 men exclusiye of India. An additional navy estimate calls for 50,000 officers and men, bringing the total of the navy personnel to 450,000. A number of Sinn Feiners, who had recently returned from internment In England, were arrested in Limerick, Galway and Skibbereen, as well as in Dublin. The arrests were made un der the defense of the realm act. The Berne Bundesrat announces the long awaited restriction of food dis tribution whereby Switzerland will have henceforth two meatless day* weekly, must do without whipped cream and other similar dishes and must limit its egg consumption. The duke of Atholl has just died, leaving an estate of 202,000 acres in the Scottish highlands of Perthshire. At 640 acres to the square mile, this is over 315 square miles, or about the size of those sections in southeast Europe which desire to be liberated and “nationalized.” It has required a thirty-two-page booklet for the imperial postoffice to enumerate the list of and I eriodical publications in Germany o* recognized standing which “tempor arily will not appear during the course of the war.” The list includes 1,430 publications. The will* of Roger Casement, the former British knight and consul, who was hanged in Pentonville prison Aug. 3 last, after his conviction of cjnspiring to cause the Dublin revolt lest Easter, was probated in London. It disposed of his estate of £135, which he left to his cousin, Mrs. Parry. Telegraphing from Madrid Sunday lieutor's correspondent says that James W. Gerard, former American ambassador to Germany; Mrs. Gerald and the members of the embassy staff left the Spanish capital on a special train for Corunna, where the party will embark for the voyage to the United States. SPORT. Joe Wood, who, because of salary differences, refused to play with the Boston American Club last year, was sold to the Cleveland American League Club for $15,000. What is said to be a world’s record in twenty-four-hour endurance roller skating was established at the Broad way roller skating rink in Denver, when Robert Wheeler covered 281 miles and eight laps in twenty-four hours, defeating Weatherby, Miller and 'Eisenhand, the latter dropping cut when he was painfully injured. Many surprises marked the first two weeks of play in the annua! squash tennis and handball tourna ments of the Denver Athletic Club. George Heramen defeated E. A. Ins keep by a score of 15-14 and 15-14. Fetzer whipped Vagnino, 15-10, 13-15 and 15-12, and Dr. W. C. Mitchell trimmed J. G. Kerr, 8-15, 15-9 and 15-9 in Jthe preliminary rounds f the squash tennis tourney. GENERAL. “God bless the kaiser if he succeeds in keeping in the United States the food we need,” shouted a speaker from the platform in a mass meeting on the food situation at Philadelphia. Thirteen persons are known to have lost their lives and more than 100 have been reported injured in a series of tornadoes that sw-ept portions of Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi Fri day. A four months old Berkshire hog sired by Epochal, an English hog, s9!d for SI,OOO at the annual sale in connection with the American Berk shire Congress convention at Purdue University at Lafayette, Ind. New York city, glutted with the wildest prosperity the metropolis has ever known, blinked and stared while from the bowels of the East Side there surged into City Hall square a mob of desperate women, crying for bread and demanding that the mayor do something to relieve their suffering. Herbert C. Hoover, chairman of the commission for relief in Belgium, stated in New York that the commis sion had effected an arrangement with the British government on one side and the German government on the other by which an acceptable lane for relief commission ships between North American ports and Rotterdam has been agreed upon. Rioting was resumed simultaneous ly in five different parts of the Bronx ir. New York, Saturday. Stands in several markets were overturned. Re serves were called out and made sev eral ariests. The rioters-said they were members of the “Anti-High Coat of Living League.” Investigators of the police depart ment in taking a census of food sup plies at Chicago found In storage at one refrigerating company’s plant I,* 000,000 pounds of poultry and 900,000 pounds of butter, besides carloads of moat, fish and apples. -TOCPBTBNWrKBCOBD- COLORADO STATE NEWS Western Newspaper Union News Service. DATES FOR COMING EVENTS. March 1-3— Midwinter Ski Carnival at Steamboat Springs. March 20.—Auto Show at Denver. |spt. 17-22—Colorado State Fair at Pu eblo. A registered sheep club has been formed at Man cos. Potatoes brought four pounds for a quarter in the Denver retail markets Saturday. , John C. Long. 68 years old; a black smith, fell dead at Boulder at the Colorado sanitarium. Mrs. Anna Wilson, despondent from her slow recovery from an operation, committed suicide in Denver. Manager of Revenue Clair J. Pitcher of Denver has taken in $1,600,000 since he inaugurated the collection of taxes this year. At a meeting of the Montezuma County Farm Bureau held at Cortez, it was decided to standardize the po tato crop for 1917. A shipment of 396 boxes of frosted oranges, consigned from California, were seized at Trinidad bj’ the Unit ed States marshal’s office. Jay Dee Hollingshead, 25 years old, a former resident of Denver, died in Monte Vista, where he was extensive ly interested in farming. The date of Denver’s fourteenth an nual automobile show has been changed from the week of March 13 to the week of March 20. *The funeral of the Rev. George M. Darley, 70, pioneer preacher of the Western slope of Colorado, who died at Alamosa, was held in Denver. Governor and Mrs. Julius C. Gunter, Accompanied by a number of legisla tors, left Denver for'Fort Collins to Investigate the needs of the Agricul tural College. Oil derricks will soon be rising along the horizon in Logan county i.nd the drills will be digging down into the earth in search of oil close to Sterling. George A. Levy, head of the divi sion of efficiency standards of Pitts burg, Pa., is the man who will go to Denver as chief of the newly created municipal industrial bureau. Mrs. Eliza T. Morrison, 84 years old, mother-in-law of Senator John Bhafroth, died in Denver in the Shaf roth residence at 1537 York street, where she had lived for the last fif teen years. The fortieth, or ruby, anniversary of the Woman’s American Baptist Home Mission Society was observed in Den ier when the society in Colorado unit ed with those in forty other states in the celebration. The announcement of the passage by Congress of the bill forbidding the importation of liquor into dry states had the effect of starting a deluge of orders for liquor shipments before the act becomes a law through the signa ture of President Wilson. Declaring that $12,000 a year was sufficient for him to live on. Dr. Charles E. Chadsey, for more than five years superintendent of Denver schools and now superintendent of education in Detroit, declined to ac cept an increase of $3,000. President Wilson, Secretary of War Baker, Maj. M. C. Alpine, head of the national Boy Scout’s organization, and Col. Theo. Roosevelt were invited to attend funeral services for Col. W. F, Cody (Buffalo Bill), which will be held on May 30 on Lookout moun tain, according to present plans of the W. F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) Memorial Association. After submitting a report to the Department of Labor to the effect that employment conditions in Colo rado do not warrant the presence of an organizer, Miss Katherine M. Her ring, sent to Denver by the govern ment to establish a bureau to improve conditions among women workers, has given up the office and returned to Washington. At Leadville the Fanny Rawlings Mining Company has received returns from the carload of ore shipped since the new lessees began work. This car contained 45,643 net pounds o! ore that run a little bver an ounce in gold, a little over thirty-two ounces in silver and 4.85 per cent in and making a net value after deduct ing treatment charges and freight of $55.81 per ton. The Wellington Mines Company is sinking its two shafts steadily. When the main shaft reaches the proposed new No. 6 level, the bottom of the shaft will be approximately 1,000 feet below the outcrop of the main vein. Fifty tons of good grade lead concen trates were shipped from the proper ty to the sampler at Breckenridge. The mine continues to be a heavy shipper of sine ore concentrates. Insurance circles in Denver were agog when the rumor got about that Arlington Fincher of Breckenridge was to be named by Governor Gunter to be insurance commissioner to suc ceed former Lieut. Gov. E. R. Harper, who recently failed of confirmation in the Senate after his nomination for that office by Governor Carlson. Efforts to start a woman’s training camp in Denver have been begun by Mm Ik R. Campbell, acting for a large number of Denver women who have made requests for a camp similar to those conducted In the Bast. CALL EXTRA SESSION UNLESS LEAKS IN PROHIBITION LAW ARE FIXED. Governor Gunter Aeka Legislature to Enact Effective Prohibition Meaa uro Before Adjourning. WMtern Newspaper Union News Service. Denver. —Governor Julius C. Gunter sent a special message to the General Assembly urging it liot to fix a date (or adjournment until an effective pro hibition measure has been enacted in to law. His message reads: To the Honorable, the General Assem bly of the State of Colorado: 1 am reliably informed that the pro hibitory statutes are being grossly an* extensively violated, especially by the unlawful introduction of intoxicating liquors from New Mexico into Las Animas and other border counties. The executive is very earnestly direct ing the attention of the county author ities to this situation and is urging the enforcement of the law. The law as it now stands must be and will be en forced, but there are serious infirmi ties in the law and it requires mater ial amendments to be effective. The executive earnestly urges the taking up and enacting of the needed amend atory legislation. This can only be at tained by the prohibitory forces agree ing upon some wholesome legislation and pressing it to enactment In this connection it is recommended to the Legislature that no date of ad journment be fixed until effective pro hibitory legislation is enacted and the legislation has been approved by the executive. Should the Legislature ad journ before the enactment of such necessary legislation a special session will become imperative. With great respect, JULIUS C. GUNTER, Governor. Reported violations of the prohibi tion law in Las Animas county led Governor Gunter to notify authorities in the southern part of the state to arrest and punish all bootleggers. Telegrams were sent to Joseph W. Hawley, district attorney, and John J. Marty, sheriff, at Trinidad, in which he promised the officers aid, if de sired, in enforcing the liquor laws. Yields S4O Per Pound Ore. Cripple Creek. —A strike rivaling in importance the finding of the “million dollar vug” in the Cresson mine dur ing December, 1912, has been made on the El Oro mine. Eclipse gulch, owned by the Queen Gold Mining Company. It is reported that a large body of high-grade ore has been encountered at a depth below 1,000 feet in the El Oro. Selected samples from the vein are said to run as high as S4O a pound. Will Visit Idaho Springs. Denver. —Governor Julius C. Gunter, Mayor Robert W. Speer, members of the Twenty-first Legislature and members of the State Highway Com mission, will be guests on March 3 of the officials of Idaho Springs and the Midland Trail Association of that city. The trip will be made by auto mobile over Lookout mountain, re turning by the Bear Creek road in the city’s foothills park system. Industrial ‘Board Deadlock Broken. Denver. —The deadlock in the Sen ate over the confirmation of Gover nor Gunter’s appointees to the State industrial Board has been broken, and Hiram J. Hilts, A. Newton Parrish and George Warren Densmore named .to take the places of John C. Pear- Bon, Joel Grantham and Daniel C. Burns, Mid they were confirmed by the Senate. Asks $200,000 to Mobilize Militia. Denver. —Gov. Gunter requested the leaders in the House of Representa tives to incorporate a clause In the general appropriation bill mak ing available, if needed, an ap propriation of $200,000 to be üßed in mobilising the state militia in 1917 or 191$ in the event the coun try becomes Involved In war. Falls Distance of Thirty Feet. Boulder. —W. H. Johnson, 35, an em ployd of the Colorado Power Company, is said to be dying at a local hospital as the result of injuries sustained when he fell from a pole on which he was working near Nederland. Johnson fell a distance of thirty feet, alighting on a tree. He suffered internal in juries. Charge Boy Caused Man’s Death. Fort Collins. —Information was filed in the District Court by R. W. Flem ing, district attorney, charging Leroy Garrett with manslaughter, Garrett, who is 17 years old, is charged with* driving the automobile that caused the death of A. T. Gilkerson here the night of Jan. 28. Bank President Bhoots Attorney. Ordway.—J. B. Black of Nebraska City, Neb., was shot and killed by A. F. Enyart, president of the First Na tional bank of this city. Denver Dog Shaw Closes. Denver. —Every dog has his day— but the dogs belonging to J. C. Coy kendall had their night when, from a possible ISO prizes, and- with some 238 entries they won fifteen of the awards, the highest number received by any one owner, In the twelfth an nual dog show of the Colorado Kennel show. The show was the biggest fi nancial success the chib ever had. The total munber of admissions was near 1.50<£ and the total facelpts sheet S4OO. STATE CAPITOL NEWS I - - •• ■ ■•J Western Newspaper Union News Berries. ASSESS AT FULL VALUATION. Governor Qunter Urges Assessors to Be Fair to State In Raising Revenue. Denver. —Governor Julius C. Gunter In a speech urged county assessors at their annual meeting with the Colo rado State Tax Commission to do all In their power to fix taxes at fair but full cash value and not to fail to pro vide the proper revenue for state ex penses. “I know of no other body with more important duties to th£ state than this body/* said Governor Gonter. “One of the most serious questions confront ing the taxpayers is the fair listing of property, and the course you pursue should. be the object of profound thought You must recognize your duties as officers who fix the amount of money that shall go to support your state activities, the activities of your state institutions and the welfare of your people. I do not urge you to place high valuations, but I earnestly suggest that you make efforts to be fair in your every consideration.** Governor Gunter said that it was his intention to foster a spirit of working with, not against, county of ficials. • State Treasurer Robert H. Higgins and Attorney General Leslie E. Hub bard also urged the assessors to do their part in placing fair valuations. “Something must be done,” said Treasurer Hlgginß. “The tax valua tion is going down every year and the mill levy up. Can it be true that Colorado is going backward instead of forward?” Attorney General Hubbard thanked the assessors for help he received from them as state inheritance tax ap praiser. He also urged that they co operate with state officials in doing their utmost to be fair in fixing val ues. Secretary of State James Noland told the assessors that he would en deavor as a member of the State Board of Equalization to consider the interest of the counties as wall as the state. Museum Visited by 159,298 Past Year. In the annual report of the Colorado Museum of Natural History covering the year 1916, the enlargement of the quarters devoted to the exhibition of proups of larger mammals for which the museum has a wide, reputation is urged. All other Apartments of the museum have shown steady progress but owing to the lack of suitable space nothing has been accomplished In the department of larger mammals. During the year 1916 159,298 persons trisited the museum. The disburse ments of the year amounted to $277- 254.32 and ths total receipts 928,380. Want Guards Mustered Out at Golden. The State Legislature adopted a joint resolution petitioning the War Department to muster out the Colo rado National Guard at the State Ri fle Range at Golden instead of at Fort Russell, Wyo„ as provided in orders from the department. The resolution pointed out that mustering out at Fort Russell will work a hardship on the men, many of whom would be still far from home, and that the muster ing out in Colorado can be conducted with no additional expenses. Auditor Will Examine County Books. Charles H. Leckenby, state auditor, has advised county clerks and others to communicate with Willard D. Peck, chief public examiner, for any benefit desired in checking accounts. Many counties in the past have gone to the expense of hiring experts not in the employ of the state to make audits of their books. The law prescribes that the public examiner’s office shall au dit the books of each county and ev ery state institution at least once in every biennial period. Hawksworth Promoted Lieutenant. Sergeant Charles H. Hawksworth of Troop C, Colorado Natfbnal Guard, doing duty along the Mexican border under the wing of the federal army, has been promoted to the rank of sec ond lieutenant, according to word re ceived from Brownsville by Adjt. Gen. Gamble. Lieut. Hawksworth succeeds Lieut. Willis B. Llghtbourn, who has been promoted to the rank of first lieutenant of Troop C. Lieut. Hawks worth lives in Durango. Resolutions of Sympathy Passed.» Resolutions of sympathy arising from the'death of Governor De Baca of New Mexico and him. Eliza Z. Sta ley, mother of Senator Wesley D. Sta ley, were passed unanimously. Amount of Gasoline Used Doubles. It might be an item of interest to the people of the state to know that during the last two years ending Dec. 31, 19,500,000 gallons of gasoline was used by the people of Colorado, which is 100 per cent more than was used during the preceding two years. The state received a little over $45,000 as its proportion, from oil inspectors* fees. The Increase Is due to the auto mobile. Up to two yean ago all the amount received was kept by the oU Inspector ter his own personal use. SIOIMCH BSERT - GtS, JOBESnOK, "Pape’s Diapepsin” fixes sick," sour, gassy stomachs in five minutes. \ Time it! In five minutes all stomacb distress will go. No Indigestion, heart bum, sourness or belching ol gas, acid, or eructations of undigested food, no dixslnesa, bloating, or foul breath. • - Pape’s Diapepsin is noted for its speed in regulating upset stomachs. It is the surest, quickest and most cer tain indigestion remedy in the whole world, and besides it is harmless. Please for your sake, get a large flfty-cent case of Pape's Diapepsin from any store and put your stomach, right. Don’t keep on being miserable —life is too Short —you are not hero long, so make your stay agreeable. Eat what you like and digest it; en joy it, without dread of rebellion in the stomach. Pape’s. Diapepsin belongs in your home anyway. 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