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By’jOHN DICKINSON BHERMAN.
IOU presumably know, as all good Americans should, that Buffalo Bill, Col. Wll lium F. Cody, Is burled on Lookout Mountain In the Front range of the Colora do Rockies. But do you know that more people visit Buffalo Bill’s grave each year than go to the graves of Wash ington and Lincoln? Well. 1 It Is 80. And there appears to be ground for the statement that within a few years Buffalo Bill’s grave will be the most-vlslted grave in the world. This Is the way of It: The city and county of Denver have established the Denver Mountain parks, lying between the city and the peaks of the conti nental divide. There are 3,236 acres ; the cost has been $477,850-; there are 60 miles of roads. Lookout Mountain Is one of the scenic features of these parks. The main automobile road, of which the Lariat trail Is a part, climbs to Its. summit. Buffalo Bill's grave Is on the east slope of Lookout Moun tain, and Is easily reached by a rood that turns out at the Golden reservoir on the summit. Close by the grave the city has established a Buffalo BUI museum. In the summer of 1821 ap proximately 350,000 visitors entered the gates of the Denver Mountain paths. Of these visitors about one quarter was from other states. Most of these out-of-th e-state visitors stopped to see the grave and the mu seum. So much for the present. The tourist business of the scenic West la Increasing tremendously year by year. Denver Is geographically the gateway to this scenic West with its twelve national parks and thirty-two national monuments. It Is the starting point of the National Park-to-Park highway. Most visitors to Denver In the summer drive through the Denver Mountain parks. So, as the tourists grow In numbers, the visitors to Buf falo .Bill's grave will Increase. The Buffalo Bill museum on Look out mountain was opened to the pub lic last Memorial day. The park offi cials report that it. In connection with Buffalo Bill's grave, has proved to be the most popular feature of the moun tain parks this last summer. Pahaska Tepee is the official name of the Buffalo Bill museum. The name Is well taken. "Pahaska” Is the name given Buffalo Bill by the Sioux In dians. The word means "Long Hair.” The building Is. typically mountain style In construction. Within it are housed the personal relics and collec tions of Buffalo BUI. This was made possible through the Interest and gen erosity of his widow, Mrs. Louisa M. Cody, to whom nearly the whole collec tion belongs. And the crowning touch of the museum Is the fact that Johnny Baker Is in charge of it —yes; the very same world’s champion shotgun and rifle shot who was Buffalo Bill's right hand man so many years In the show business. Certain It Is that no American young ster —to say nothing of the grownups —can pass by Pahaska Tepee without stopping. The museum houses a de cidedly Interesting collection. Some of these are: The more important paintings of Buffalo BUI. Among these Is the Pap pacena equestrian portrait, presented to the city of Denver. When the mon ument Is erected over Buffalo BlU's Golfer’s Trick Strokes. Hie young Australian golfer J. H. Kirkwood is something of a wizard with the bail and clubs besides being a first-class golfer in the ordinary way. His tricks include driving a ball off the ffece of a watch without touch ing the glass. He can raise the ball from the ground with his niblick and catch it ip its fall without changing his stance. He has driven a ball from under a man’s hoot tos. He has at Buffalo Bill's Grave grave, this palntlug will be doue into bronze. The photograph given here with gives an idea of how the eques trian statue will fit In with the sur roundings. Paintings of frontier life done for Buffalo Bill by noted artists In accord ance with his descriptions of scenes and incidents. The scalp of Yellow Hand and the knife with which Buffalo Bill killed the chief and lifted his scalp. Yellow Hand was a noted Cheyenne chief who took part in the Sioux war of 1870. Buffalo Bill was serving as a govern ment scout. At the battle of Indian Creek the scout and the chief met in personal combat in full view of the contending forces. In those days it was- the proper thing for a victor to “count his coups"; hence the scalp. The gun used by Sitting Bull in the battle of the. Little Big Horn; Sit ting Bull's scalp, shirt and peace pipe. Sitting Bull (1837-90) was the famous Sioux chief who led the 0,000 Indians who wiped out Gen. George A. Custer, and his 277 men in 1870. He escaped to Canada, returned In 1890 and was killed in on attempt to rescue him from arrest. "Lucretla Borgia,” the rifle which gave Buffalo Bill his name. When the Uniotr Pacific was being buift the scout mnde a contract with the rail roud company to furnish Its laborers with meat. In eighteen months, 1807- 8, Buffalo Bill is said to have killed 4,350 buffalo with this rifle In curry ing out his contract. Buffalo Bill’s guns, saddles, bridles and personal ornaments, including many gifts made to him by Indian chiefs and by crowned heads in Europe. Mementoes of the tours of the "Wild West Show” In Europe. - Now, lest the younger generation should think of Buffalo Bill us merely an Indian fighter, buffalo killer and showman, here nre the principal facts in his life, in brief; Born in 1840 In Scott county, Iowa; 1800, ‘‘Pony Ex press” rider; 1801-5, cavalry scout for the Union in Civil war; 1872, member Nebraska legislature; 1890-1, brigadier general Nebraska National Guard in Indian wars; 1891, organized Wild West show; 1901, president of Cody Military college, Wyoming; Judge ad vocate general of Wyoming National Guard; president Shoshone Irrigation company; author of five books written between 1879 and 1910. Municipal Facts, an official Denver publication, gives the following infor mation of Pahaslta Tepee and Its pur pose: The city of Denver, largely through the Instrumentality of W. F. R. Mills, chairman of the mountain parks ad times placed a ball near the Up of the hole and ten others at Intervals behind It; then beginning with the tenth baU he lofts them one after the other over the stymie and Into the hole. He be gan his golfing career as a caddie and at the age of sixteen was appointed professional at Brisbane.—Manchester Guardian. Must Not Road B pooch. The tale in the British house of commons is that speeches cannot be reed. However, "copious notes" are - omYEmCE WBLLB BBOOBP visory commission, erected the mu seum building in accordance with an agreement with Johnny Baker, the world champion shotgun and rifle shot, who was with Colonel Cody In his show business from the time that Ba ker was seven years old. Mr. Baker operates the building as a concession, but no admission is ever to be charged to the Buffalo Bill museum. Aside from the historical and ro mantic Interest attached to the build ing through the collection, the struc ture itself Is so absolutely suited to the purpose for which it was designed, that it seems to have been inspired. The structure Is built of undressed pine logs, covered with hand-split shingles. The crowning feature of the building from an architectural stand point, is the remarkable use made of gnarled and curved logs and branches, stumps and roots of trees. There Is probably no chandelier In the world so unique as that which hangs from the two-story celling of the Tepee. Heads and skins of wild animals hang from the walls and balcony rails. Two snarling wolves’ heads gleam from recesses in the great stone fire place. At the entrance an ancient buf falo skull, with the skin und hair part ly adhering, bears the Jegend, “The Last of the Buffalo.” Aside from the museum features Pahasku Tepee Alls a long-felt wanl in the mountain parks. For several years the park authorities of Denvei have been desirous of establishing a pavilion somewhere in . Lookout Mountain park, equipped with a high class, popular-priced restaurant, for the convenience of Denver’s resident* and guests. Fronting the plains is an immense balcony from which, with a pair ol field glasses, one may look Into the states of Wyoming, Nebraska und Kan sas, the states that, with Colorado, were the stamping grounds of Buf falo Bill during his life as hunter and government scout. Denver stretches out on the plains, ten miles distant on an airline, and at night the lights of the city, winking In unison with the stars above, blaze in a wide diamond studded bank from north to south. The view is superlative either by day or night; there are few views In Amer ica more Interesting and impressive, Eventually a monument to Colonel Cody is to be erected at his grave. The Cody Memorial association was rais ing tunds for this purpose when Amen lea entered the war and, of course, the movement, like many similar ones throughout the country, had to be abandoned for the time being. It Is expected that the association will now revive the project allowed, and sometimes they become so “copious,” as practically to amount to a complete address. If the membei who attempts to read a speech is “young,” that Is, is new to the house, and especially If he Is making liis first effort, the house is usually Indul gent, permitting him to go on, pro vided he somewhat conceals the fact that he is reading by keeping his manuscript on his desk and not making a display of it. Such breach of the rale is winked at. The role, however, Is no read speeches. COLORADO STATE NEWS , Wmi.™ N™rip<r I t.too **• *">" 1 COMING CVCNTJ. Colorado State Fair. I'lit'blo. 30: J. 1.. I Iranian. ■>>»“•*;£■ l.rnlmr*. Unatfnno County *' u,r t Kook. Dolinina County Fair, at Catlto Jvjrn. , >Sr n c;ii^ ,^v.i D. li. -Nance, aecretuiy. At n mootltift Hi* Pueblo Chili uutliorizoil Treasurer 0. \' ■ I **•' sov to solid to, til* ltoople of Sun An toiilo, Texas. tlirouiili the ltotnry dull of Hint cllv, the syinpnthy of the loon people mill It Iheok for »sno to he used In flood relief. The i lly ers have also sent n message. Complete returns from county a** nessor* to the State linmijfriitloii He part men t show the total area under cultivation In the suite this year to he approximately 5.370,000 acres. com pared with 5,072,340 acres reported b> county assessors for 1020 and 5,0;>2,00u acres reported by the census bureau as harvested in 1920. These figures, in all cases Include native hay. but do not Include orchards. Ben Wolf and William Harlmugh, crew on a Pueldo city street car, while on their way to work, found a wallet containing $2,000 In checks and dish. The wallet was the property «»f Capt. C. Steele of the United States army, who went through Pueblo with the Ninth Infantry troops en route south from Fort Logan, and who had lost It while on his way to where his men cere encamped over night. William Terry, a farmer living one idle south of the La Junta, was killed almost Instantly by the accidental dis charge of a shotgun. Terry was mow ing a patch of cane and discovered a skunk in the field and was carrying the gun with him on tin* mowing ma chine, when it slipped down Into the moving parts of the machine and was discharged. Terry was Idt In the •stomach ami died almost Immediately. There are f>0.034 farms in the state of Colorado out of a total of 0.448.300 farms in the United States, according to the United States census figures, of the farms In the United States 0.118,- 958 report hnvlng pure bred live stock. Of the 59,034 farms in Colorado, 50,938 report having domestic animals and the figures show for the stock on Colo rado farms: 420,704 horses, 8,781 pun bred ; 1.750,010 cattle. .*13,010 pure bred ; 1.518,255 sheep, 10,478 pure bred; 87,- 000 swine, 3.245 pure bred. Sidney H. Bourne, 50 years old, suf fered a fracture of the skull in n fall down two stories to the basement of the town hall of Littleton, lie is at .Mercy hospital. His condition is seri ous. County authorities said Bourne wns in the habit of calling at the town hall to go to lunch with his frh-nd, Claude Cartwright, county treasurer of Arapahoe county. He evidently in tended to enter the council chamber of the second floor hut instead entered another door, lost his balance ami fell. Six prizes, aggregating $35, were awarded to six youngsters of Love land for keeping the best looking lawns from May 1 to Sept. 1. Kffie •May Walker got first prize, $10; Wel don Hiker second, $7.50; Clatha Wari ner third, $5. Peter Welgle. May Wright and Martha Fischer received fourth, fifth and sixth. It was de cided by the business men who of fered the prizes at the first of the sea son to make the good lawn contest, that was originally started to prevent spread of the dandelion, an annual af fair. Children under 15 years old were allowed to enter, and about thir ty were in the contest. Jack Hynes, fire department chief of Grand Junction, who was arrested by Denver police officials, has been re leased. At the time of his arrest he was returning to Grand Junction frou the state fire chiefs* convention at Longmont. An educational exhibit, presenting the work of five bureaus, will be shown tlds year at the Colorado State Fair by the U. S. Department of Agri culture. Models of earth and gravel roads; pictures of forest roads; fed eral aid roads, Irrigation and samples of road building materials in their proper proportion, nre among tin- fea tures which will he displayed l»y the bureuu of public roads. A model of an “Oliver house and colony growing house,” und colored pictures of toco weed will he shown by the bureau of animal Industry. The Biological Sur vory will feuture pictures in colors of the Townsend mole, Hlcliardson ground squirrel, prairie dog. various predatory animals and ways of exter minating these hindrances to farming and stock business. A cabinet of mounted birds, showing some of the more beneficial ones, will also he on display. Statistics gathered by the Colorado Immigration Department show that the value of vegetables for market and for seed nearly equals the mutual value of the state’s silver output. Cnntuloupes cabbage, cucumbers, lettuce, celery, t <K matoes, onions und beans are the pr’ - cipal vegetable crops. Forest rangers with the aid'of pow erful glasses discovered n,e body of Gregory Aubuchon, 18 yc„r* olf , , v|n _ in the snow at the foot,of n 2800-fnnt cliff a. the base of peniun E,- ten Park. Young Atfcmeluui uisnn beared the morning of July ai 1 COLORADO NEWS NOTES. Indications are that the tourist 8 „n will la- prolonged tide >™ r “ 1(0,1;v Mountain region. In DBWft for example, 10.100 auto*, containing •111 SOT persona and representing vlr ; adlr everv stale, had been registered "I': *in September - were 7.1100 ears and 29.024 pi rsons. Kooky Mountain National 1 " rk " f £. ends reported a registration of SA3BO ear. and IST,SOS persons on If the ears reglslered so far this sea son at Overland park were placed end to end, allowing fifteen feet for the space occupied by each car, they would make an unbroken siring thirty miles In length. Oars that were registered at the Kates entrance to Rocky Moun tala park, If similarly placed, would form a line of more than 100 miles. A grievance of long standing Is sold to have been the cause of the shooting Trinidad of Boy Stowe exulted ruler of the id lodge of hlks b> Walter Hall of Pueblo, who Is In Jail. Stowe wits shot through the abdomen during a quarrel following n party at n roadhouse at whirl. Stowe, Hall and ,|„ee women were present. The shoot ing took place on the highway east of the city when Hall, it is said, renewed nn altercation with Stowe, who was driving the car, and shot him. The Ilev. Sumner T. Morgan, 66 years old, until last April pastor of the Loveland Christian church, was drowned In Mnngum. Okln. Word was received by his son. Wendell Morgan, who Immediately departed for Man gum. Miss Lois Morgan, a daughter, resides at Loveland. The Hev. Mr. Morgan was prominent In church and welfare circles while pastor at Ice land and well known throughout the state. Irrigation season Is closing around Loveland, with more water stored in the reservoirs and lakes than ever known in this section. Practically all the Irrigation systems have ceased running water for the season, and many are preparing to make improve ments In their ditches and reservoirs. Another late run for fruit trees will he made some time in October. More than 10,000 attended the fair at Hotchkiss, many of the nearby towns declaring holidays to give busi ness men and others the opportunity to view the exhibits ami see the races. The fair Just closed has been the most successful ever held. A special fea ture has been the community exhibits from seven little neighborhoods on the higher mesas. United States Senator Lawrence C. I’ldpps will he absent from Congress during the first three weeks of the coming session, it lias been announced. Senator Phipps noted on the advice of Ids physicians In notifying Senator Curtis, Republican senatorial whip, that due to his recent operation for appendicitis he will he unable to at tend the session opening. Dick Wrather, 5-year-old son ©f Mr. and Mrs. .1. 11. Wrather of Dnllus, Texas, was struck by an automobile just after the family had arrived at Colorado Springs on the return from Yellowstone park. The child rati out from the Wrather cur Into the street and was run down, receiving Injuries from which he died without regaining consciousness. All evidence of n walkout in the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company mines of southern Colorado disappeared when workmen who have been laying off or Joinlugina so-called protest strike against the reduction of wages, effec tive Sept. 1. returned to work under the ruling of the State Industrial Com mission, which restored the wi\gc scale In effect prior to Sept., l. A verdict, giving damages of $450 to Charles .Tones for the injury to hii eyesight as the result of the explosion of a battery while he was working on it in the shop of 1. Rue Cowden, was returned in the District Court at Fort Follitis after the Jury had considered the ease for twenty-two hours. Jones asked damages from Cowden of $5,000. Optimism was the dominant note in the nineteenth annual convent ion in Denver of the Colorado Bunkers' Asso ciation. it win* the basis of the vari ous oddressos, and It was the tone of the -o0 Individuals attending the con vention. Out of the recent gloom of t he street corner conversations came this optimism, and so far as the hank qiii.wi.* OI | <ei ,H ,ilu ‘“ s not only are "up better, hut the outlook is real •> bright. A flue f„r pedestrians who permit themselves lo be struek by automobiles ■oh.r I II" !' f ,rntfk ' problem In hprhigs. Two-third, of the Hre'Yli" f lel | lS 'r" 11 " rt ’ ,,r °" ,he streets I*! .f ,iu11 “ r 11,0 Pedestrians them who wilfully disregard the traf e rule, in Jny.w„lk„ 1(! , railing Hit corners and not observing ihe sig- During life month of August 15 508 umonmbiies entered ,„e Km-ky Mom, ..." '' ,lllo,lal Perk, according to flg ■rts j"s, compiled from Ihe report of These'autos' ‘T ■nie tofsl , C " rM IW ' Ba 3 Pasaengera. 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