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OF FRESH NEWS Vhb latest important dig PATCHES PUT INTO SHORT, CRISP PARAGRAPHS. STORY OF THE WEEK SHOWING THE PROGRESS OP EVENTS IN OUR OWN AND FOREIGN LANDS. WMtarn Ntwipap,, Union Mown Sorvleo. WESTERN Tangled rope* prevented a “pack” parachute from opening and caused Mrs. Ethel Broadwick to fall 2,000 feet to her death near Log Angeles. Miss Ruth Searcy of Durango, Colo., lias been elected president of the Or ganised Women of Stanford Univer sity. The position carries with It the Office of chairman of the women's con ference, the student disciplinary body pf the university. Idaho’s Legislature, cnlled together by Governor. Davis for that special purpose, ratified the suffrage amend ment to the national constitution by a large majority In both Houses. In the Senate the vote was 29 to 0, with sis members absent or not voting. Miss Jessie L. Spitz and Joe Parzen were arrested by the police In Los An geles, who charged that Miss Spitz was wanted In Cleveland, Ohio, for the al leged circulation of more than SIO,OOO In worthless checks, wnd for similar transactions In the amount of about $5,000. Warning that If vice conditions in El PaSo are not eliminated by the citi zens themselves, the United States army will have to do It has been given by MaJ. Gen. Robert L. Howze, com mander of the El Paso military dls-. trict, In a speech before the El Paso Ad Club. Nation-wide search for 12-year-old Paul Hopping of Batavia, Ohio, ended when hts father, Charles Hopping, was notified that the boy had been found In Los Angeles, Calif., and that Apollo Belvedere Murphy, former United States marine, who. It is alleged, en ticed the boy from home. Is under ar rest. Four bandits robbed the Arno hotel at San Francisco of SSOO and escaped after an exciting chase through the mission district. In which Patrolman James Kirby fired more than twenty shots at the quartet as they sped Away In an automobile. Abandoning their car, they escaped by fusing In different directions. The money was taken from Henry Rodts, manager of the hotel. , Jackson Barnett of Muskogee, Okla., reputed to be the richest Indian in the world, has given $1,500,000 to charity, and the donations have been approved fey federal officials. Most of the Instl jtutlons benefiting are in Oklahoma. An •van million dollars of his gift will be used In the establishment and mainten ance of a hospital at Henryetta, Okla., (which will be open exclusively to those |of Indian blood. WASHINGTON Poland needs 400,000 tons of Amer ican grain to avert starvation until her harvests next September, according to Btanllas J. Arnot, newly arrived in New York from Warsaw, to act as plenipotentiary of the Polish govern ment In food matters. Robert Underwood Johnson of New York, author and editor and one of the founders of the League to Enforce Peace, has been selected by President Wilson as ambassador to Rome to suc ceed Thomas Nelson Page of Virginia, who resigned several months ago. Frank L. Polk, under-secretary of state, has been made secretury ud in terim to act until President Wilson ap points a successor to Robert Lansing, who resigned. More llhernl financial co-operation by the federal government in road building In Western states where large areas of public lunds are located than in other states where the government controls no under-developed territory was advocated by Secretary Meredith, speaking before highway representa tives from Western states. Appropria tion of $100,000,000 annually for four years was suggested. Extension of the air mail service to include distribution of newspapers and second-class matter Is practical. Brig. Gen. William Mitchell of the army air sendee told the Senate postoffice com mittee. He urged retention of the aer oplane mall sendee and declured it great aid to military preparedness in aircraft development. Mull could be delivered between New York and San Francisco on a regular thlrty-slx-hour schedule, he said. Actual flying time could be reduced to twenty-five hours much of the time. President Wllaon has revoked the war-time emergency regulation permit ting foreign-born ship's officers to hold licenses for American vessels, excep tion being made In the case of those who have signified their intention of becoming American dtisens. A period of three years and three months* grace la allowed to complete naturalisation. A blit by Senator Fernall, Republi can, of Maine, abolishing the housing corporation and transferring Its af fairs to the Treasury Department on June 80 next, baa been paaasil by the Senate. rORKIOH ; A bill abollalilnf capital punishment In Bwedtn will be introduced by the government In the new Parliament shortly. The conclusion of an armistice by the Letts with tbe Bolshevikl Is an nounced in a dispatch received In Lon don from Bigs. Tlie Danish minister of foreign af fairs has requested the assent of Par liament to the proposal that Denmark Join the league of nations Seven million dollars was appropri ated for public works by the Philip pine Legislature, which has adjourned Its regular session. An extra session has been called for Feb. 25. Sixteen tourists were killed and twenty-one others injured when a mo tor ’bus fell Into a river while travel ing along the road from Taggla to Trl ora. near San Remo, Italy. The London Daily Hall's Copen hagen correspondent reports that Ad miral Kolchak, former head of the all- Russian anti-Bolshevist government In Siberia, has been executed by his own troops. The two aeroplanes belonging to the South African government which are attempting a flight from London to Capetown crossed the Mediterranean In fourteen hours. This Is said to be the first non-stop flight over the Medi terranean. Norman Ross, American swimmer, won the three-quarter mile Australian championship, covering the distance In 17 minutes 20 1-5 seconds. He defeated the Australian swimmer, F. E. Beaure pnlre by five yards. There were eight starters. A lone bandit held up a pay train going from Walmea to the Kekaha plantation camp and after throwing the engineer, fireman and paymaster from the loco motive escaped with SII,OOO. One sus pect has been arrested. Walmea Is about seventy miles from Honolulu. The Armenian national delegation at London states that It has received a message from Constantinople saying that during the recent attacks by Na tionalist forces on Marash and Alntab, In Asia Minor, about 2,000 Armenian civilians were murdered In cold blood. Nels Nelson of Revelstoke, claimant of the amateur Canadian ski Jumping title, retained his honors when he won the championship at tbe British Colum bia tournament there with a Jump of 185 feet, standing. Stelnwell, Chicago, was second with 181 feet. Anders Haugen of Steamboat Springs, Colo., won the professional contest with n Jump of 200 feet, standing. Lars Haughen, In the same event, Jumped 212 feet, but fell. OENKBAL Rhode Island voters at a special election, by an 8 to 1 majority, ap proved a $2,000,000 bond issue to pro vide funds for a bonus of SIOO to each of the state's 25,000 fatten and women who saw military or naval service dur ing the world war. Five auto bandits, heavily armed, practically cleaned out the Newark fur shop in Chicago, getting away with furs valued at $15,000. Hundreds of pedestrians were passing by the shop during the robbery. A similar robbery a week ago in the same shop was foiled by the proprietor who wounded one of the bandits. Mpyor William Hale Thompson and Chicago captains of industry have Joined hands in support of a plan to boost Chicago to the world at an ex pense of $4,000,000. A million dollars will be spent yearly for the next four years with newspapers, moving pictures, bill boards and other means of advertising. Soldiers who have served overseas since July 11, 1919, will receive an in crease of 20 per cent on their entire base pay instead of on the old base pay used during the world war. It is esti mated that from 250,000 to 300,000 sol diers will submit claims for back pay ment and it will require approximately $1,800,000 to settle the clulms. Woman suffrage was defeated in Virginia when the House of delegates ndopted, 02 to 22, the Levy resolution rejecting the Susan B. Anthony amendment to tbe federal constitution. A shortage of 40,000 trained nurses exists In the United States, according to the National Organization for Pub lic Health Nursing. The organiza tion has started a campaign In the hope of enrolling 00,000 young wom en workers. The United States Circuit Court ot Appeals affirmed a decision of the District ®ourt at San Francisco im posing a fine of SIO,OOO and three years Imprisonment on Henry Albers, a Pacific coast miller, on charges ot violating the espionage act. Having borne the odium of being the “whisky state” for a century, Ken tucky bids fair to be repaid for the sacrifice. Representative Vance’s bill taxing the 38,000,000 gallons of whis ky in Kentucky bonded warehouses at 50 cents a gallon will net the state $19,000,000 in taxes. This revenue will wipe out the state debt and leave an endowment of $15,000,000 for the University of Kentucky. If Jack Johnson wishes to return to the United States and surrender to fed eral authorities to serve a sentence of a year and a day In Leavenworth pen itentiary, It must he unconditionally and on the same terms accorded any other fugitive from Justice, Charles 11. Clyne, district attorney, announced in Chicago. The Russian soviet government has assumed all liabilities of tbe New York Life Insurance Company in Russia, ac cording to a statement Issued by Dar win P. Kingsley, president of the com- P «*y. THB OaiTBWWB MOOKD. MARKET QUOTATIONS Wuttru Ni*(ptp«r Union News Btrrte*. DENVER MARKETS* Cattle* Beef steers, ch. to prime. .$13.80013.00 Beef steers, good to choice. 11.60< 12.35 Beef steers, fair to g00d... 10.00 11.00 Heifers, prime 9.60 10.00 Cows, fat. good to choice., 9.00 9.50 Cows, fair to good 7;t§< 8.76 Cutters and feeder cows... I.Mi 1 ».M Canners 4.50 i 6.00 Bulls 7>ooi > 8.25 Veal calves IJ.O# 1 18.00 Stockers, good to choice .. IJIi ' 9.00 Feeders, fair to good t.til ' 9.76 Ctockers, Rood to choice .. 8.601 ' 9.00 Stockers, fair to good T.iOi ' 8.00 Btockers, plain 6.000 6.60 Good hogs $14.00016.50 Sheep. Lambs, fat, good to choice.slt.|ftol 9.oo Lambs, fat, fair to good.. .18.f9018.50 Lambs, feeders 1J.00#17.60 Yearlings 16.06017.00 Ewes, fat, good to choice. .10.46 Q 11.60 Dressed Poultry. The following prices on dressed poul try are net, F. O. B. Denver: Turkeys. No. 15...., 1$ 042 Turkeys, old toms , 84 Hens, lb ' *0 Ducks, young lalil!: Geese 3fafo27 Cocks Springs 2§£o 3 0 Live Pealtry. ‘gßj Turkeys, 10 lbs. or over....* jj, 89 Hens, lb 30 Ducklings Ifc ©2O Goslings Hfc-o*** Broilers 40 Cocks Springs $6 30 Eras. Eggs, strictly fresh, cdse count $ *» 1850 Batter. Creameries, Ist grade, 1b..., 60 Creameries, 2d grade 63 Process butter 61 Packing stock 37 Batter Fat. Direct 60 Station 64 Fruit. iCpples, Colo., box $1.1502.50 Pears, Colo„ crate 1.0002.76 Vegetables. Beans, navy, cwt 8.500 8.00 Beans, pinto, cwt 6.000 6.75 Beans, lima, lb 320 .25 Beans, green, lb 300 .32 Beans, wax, lb 800 .32 Beets, new, cwt 3.000 4.00 Cabbage, new, Colo., cwt. 6.500 7.50 Carrots, new, cwt 3.600 4.25 Cauliflower, lb .20 Celery, Colo 1.000 2.00 Cucumbers, h. h.. d0z.... 8.25 0 4.50 Leaf lettuce, h. h., doz.. *750 1.25 Lettuce, head, doz 1.000 2.00 Onions, Colo., cwt 6.000 7.26 Potatpes, new, Colo 4.350 6.26 Radishes, round, h. h 360 .40 Radishes, long, h. h 450 .65 Turnips, new, cwt 3.500 4.00 HAY AND GRAIN. Grata. (Buying price (bulk) carloads, f. o. b. Denver.) Corn. No. 3 yellow ~.52.70 Corn, No. 3 mixed .Sift. 2.46 Oats, per cwt 2.85 Barley, per cwt 2.85 Hay. *• Timothy. No. 1, ton $27.00 Timothy. No. 2, ton 38.00 South Park, ton >6-00 Alfalfa, ton 36.00 Second Bottom No. 1, ton 34.00 Straw o*oo HIDES AND PELTS. Denver Price List. Dry Flint Hides. Butcher, 16 lbs. and up 40c Butcher, under 16 lbs 40c Fallen, all weights 38c Bulls and stags SSo Culls 18c Dry salt hides. 6c per lb. less. Dry Flint Pelts. Wool pelts 400 Short wool pelts ffc Butcher shearings 30C No. 2 murrain shearings 130 Bucks, saddles and pieces of pelts lie Green Salted Hides. Fte. Cured hides, 25 lbs. up. No. 1... 20c Cured Hides, 25 lbs. up. No. 2... 18c Bulls. No. 116 c Bulls. No. 2 150 Glues, hides and skins 13c Kip, No. 1 350 Kip, No. 2 30c Calf, No. 146 c Calf. No. 2 40c Branded Kip and calf. No. 1.... 30c Branded Kip and calf. No. 2.... 19c Part cured hides, 2c per lb. less than cured. Green hides, 4c per lb. less ( than cured. Green Salted Harsehlden. No. 1 $8.0009.00 No. 2 7.0008.00 Headless, 60c less. Ponies and glue 2.5005.00 METAL MARKETS. Colorado settlement prices: Bar silver, $1.33. Copper, pound, 18 019 c. Lead. SB.OO. Spelter, SB.BB. Tungsten, per unit, $6.50012.00. EASTERN LIVE STOCK. At Chicago. Chicago.—Hogs—Bulk. $14.25 014.90; top, $15.25; heavy, $14.10014.65; medi um. $14.25014.90; light. $14.40016.00; light light, $14.00014.60; heavy pack ing sows, smooth. $13.50014.00; P»ck ing sows, rough, $13.00013.50; pigs, 313.00014.00. Cattle —Beef steers, medium and heavyweight, choice and prime, $16.00 017.00; medium and good. SII,OOO 16.00; common, $9.00 011.00; light weight, good and choice, $12.000161)0; common and medium, $8.50013.90; butcher cattle, heifers. $6.50012.60; cows. $6.50 011.26; canners and cutters, $6.2506.60; veal calves. $16.50017.76; feeder steers. $7.85011.75; atocker steers. $7.00010.60. Sheep—Lambs 84 lbs. down. SIB.OO 021.00; culls and common. $16,000 18.00: ewes, medium, good and choice, $lO 75013.75; culls and common, $6.60 010.25. CHICAGO PRODUCE. Chicago. Butter Creamery. 600 89c. Eggs—Firsts, 52% 053 c; ordinary firsts. 46 0 60c; at mark, cases included* 600f2c. . Poultry—Alive, springs. 86c; fowls, 35c. Potatoes Northern whites, 4.460 4.68; Western Russets $4.75 0 5.00. Cash Grata In Chleagn. Chicago.—Corn—No. 3 mixed, not Juoted; No. 8 mixed. $1.29%01.91: No. yellow, not quoted; No. $ yellow* $1.3201.33. Oats—No. 3. 80081 %e; No. 3 white. 79%081%c. Rye— No. 2. $1.38. 8ar1ey—51.3601.33. Timothy Seed—slo.6ool4.6o. Clover 5eed—546.99068100. Pork—Nominal. Lard—slß.93o 39.17. Bibs—9l7.6Oolf.OC GERMANY TO TRY OWN OFFENDERS HUNS WANTED FOR TRIAL BY ALLIES MAY BE TRIED BY OWN COURTS. JULIES SENDNEW NOTE ARTICLE 22S OF TREATY GOV ERNB IF GERMANY PROSE CUTES OFFENDERS. Wntarn Navipapar Union Mows Borrlco. London, Feb. IT.—The allied reply to tbe German note of Jan. 25 pro posing as an alternative to extradi tion that persons accused by the al lies be tried at Lelpslc states that Germany’s proposal for such a trial at Lelpslc Is compatible with Article 228 of the peace treaty. The allies, the note says, will abstain from Inter vention In tbe procedure of- that. court. After stating that the allies have carefully considered the German note of Jan. 25 the reply says: “The powers observe. In the first place, that Germany declares herself unable to carry out the obligations Imposed on her by articles 228 to 280, which she 'signed. They reserve to themselves the power to employ In such measure and form as they may judge suitable the rights accorded to them in this event by the treaty. "The allies’ note, however, the Ger man government's declaration that they are prepared to open before the court of Lelpslc penal proceedings without delay, surrounded by the most complete guarantee and not af fected by the application of all judg ments, procedure or previous deci sions of German civil or military tri bunals before the Supreme Court at Lelpslc, against all German extradi tion the allies and associated powers have tbe Intention to demand. “The prosecution which the German government Itself proposes Immedi ately to Institute In this manner Is compatible with article 228 of the peace treaty and Is expressly pro vided for at the end of Its first para graph. "Faithful to the letter and spirit of tbe treaty, the allies will abstain from Intervention In any way In the pro cedure of the prosecution and verdict In order to leave the German govern ment complete and entire responsibil ity. They reserve to themselves the right to decide by the results as to the good faith of Germany, the recog nition by her of the crimes that were committed and her sincere desire to associate herself with their punish ment. “They will see whether the German government, who have declared them selves unable to arrest the accused named on the above list to deliver them for trial to the allies, are actu ally determined to Judge them them selves. “At the same time the allies, in the pursuance of truth and justice, have decided to entrust to a mixed Inter allied commission the task of collect ing, punishing and communicating to Germany details of the charges brought against each of these whose guilt shall have been established by their Investigations.” Produce Green Cotton. Dalton, Ga. —Production of cotton with a stnple of pronounced green, an objective long sought by agriculturists and scientists, has been claimed by C, F. O'Brlant, a farmer near Here, who had been conducting experiments with that aim In view for years. Samples of the cotton are said 'to he of a beau tiful green color and of fine fibre. Reports Now Massacre of Armenians. Washington.—Seven thousand Ar menians have been massacred in Sll icla in n new attack by Turkish an*! Kurdish troops ac cording to advices received by the Armenian Natlonnl Union through of ficial channels. The report, signed by the acting Armenian archbishop of Smyrna and the president of the Ar menian colony of Greece, states that the foes of the Armenians number 50t -000 men, who have advanced to Baht chi and threaten to spread a reign of terror throughout the dlstrlcL Much Gossip Over Resignation. Washington. Secretary Lansing's enforced resignation continues to hold the attention of official Washington and all tbe talk among, members of Congress and governmental officials continues to center about It Gossip as to the probable successor to the former secretary of state Is even subordinated to discussion of the sensational climax to the strained relations be tween President Wilson and the former secretary of state, which are now known to have existed more than a year. Rada Have “Interlocking Directorate.- New York.—Through an “Interlock ing directorate” including not more than 500 persons, tbe radical organ isations of the country are attempting to gain control of American Industry and destroy the present tmjm of gov ernment, John W. Sullivan, former member of the war labor board, de clared In an address before the Na tional Civic Federation. Tbe nisi Wag was presided over by President dam pers of the American Fe dr ration at Labor. Bcastoria TerlsltafsJOUMw. MMlms Koowltat fienyfag Castoita Thirty Years CUSTOM /^®SK DISTEMPER or Strangle* In atalllona. brood mares, colts and all othors iff / ( 1 \#A Is most destructive. The germ causing dissase must bo ISfl LjS|m tlrl removed from the body of tbs animal. To prevent the Mill T7.fi # E)£| trouble the same must be done. VirMl VXm SPOHITI distimpkb compoutto Vt\ jemk/AV will do both—cure the sick and prevent those -exposed** from having the disease. Sold by yonr druggist. €oo an* V*#s rffir 91.1 t per bottle. y SPOHK MEDICAL CO n Goshea. DUL, V. S. As PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE Small Town Paepla Had a Graat Idaa, but It Waa Dlaappolnting to tha "Drummer.” A commercial traveler arrived (or the first time at a small country town one evening. Early next morning he waa awakened by a great blowing of whistles, steam sirens, hoaxers, etc. Rejoicing in the thought of doing a lot of bnslness, he asked the hotel pro prietor later on: “This la a manufacturing team, Isn't llr “Oh, yes; we’re pretty busy," was the proud reply. “What kind of factories have you?” “Well”—this time more slowly— “flour principally.” “Only flour?” “Yes, that’s all as yet But our flour mill's a good one.” "But I heard at least a dozen whis tles going this morning.” “You did.” agreed the' proprietor, dropping his voice, confidentially, "but they are all at the flour mill. You see, we got the whistles we should want for the factories we are going to have, and put them In to make the town sound more lively. Quite ‘citified,' ain’t It?” —London Answers. Depopulated Nebraska Town. Forty years ago. Just as the city of Lowell, Neb!, which was then at the end of the railroad and had 6,000 In habitants, was about to lose Its Impor tance because of the extension of the railroad, a shopkeeper had the poor Judgment to lay. in a complete stock of goods. The stock Is still there, for the disgusted owner shut up the store and has never since opened it for busi ness. Lowell now Is populated by fewer than thirty persons. A Real Finish. “I understand you have put the fin ishing touch on your new home.” “Yes; Just put a mortgage on It." 'Your Table Drink I | should bring you comfort f | as well as appetizing flavor m | Let us Suggest INSTANT I POSTUM I If you have used this pleasing I table beverage, you know its 1 whoiesomeLchann. f. If-you have never tried 1 I All Grocers «eU Postum I There's a Reason" 1 ■ Somettmas Th«y Won’t. “I bear they have a flab truat In Eu rope.” “Do you mean to aay the flab won't bite (or an Independent operator?" Haw •rWf _ W« offer 9100.00 tor any caaa of catafffe that cannot be cured by BALI/9 c ■ an tatarnally and acta through the JMat* ( f-TjT CTtMMT**' Ohio. HIS TIME FULLY TAKEN UP Tramp Engaged In Much Uujt Impor tant Occupation Than Merely Looking for Work. A big. strong, healthy-looklng felknr knocked at tho kitchen door, and asked for something to eat, bat the woman was not charitably disposed. “Why don’t yon get some work!*' she snapped. “I haven't time, ma’am.” “Haven’t time?” she asked In sur prise. “No, ma'am; I'm busy." “Busy, Indeed," she said sarcastical ly. “I’d like to know what keeps yon busy?” “Tearln’ round from bouse to house ma’am.” “What?” “Tearln’ round from house to house ma’am, tryin' to git something to eat. takes up all my time, so I don't ham any left to work In. Tbat’a the whole truth, ma’am; and If you don’t give me a bite I’ll have to waste two or three precious hours, ma’am, lookin’’ for somebody that will!” And his nerve saved him. Didn’t Want Any. “Hnven’t you a reference?” “Reference—whut’s dat, mam?” "Something the lady said about yon at the last place yon . worked.” "Don’t you believe It, mam."—Flori da Times-Cnlon.