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John W. Pierce, 88 years old, un
married, was Instantly killed by a fall
of ground on the 2,400-foot level of the
Colorado mine, near Butte, Mont.
Kulon C. James, 16 years old, pupil
at the West Side High School, Salt
Lake City, was shot and killed Instant
ly by one of a supposed quartet of ban
dits during an attempted holdup of the
D. and D. drug store.
After resigning the presidency of the
Western League, A. R. Tearney of Chi
cago was unanimously re-elected for
five years without any restrictions on
the conduct of the office, at a special
saeetlng of the club owners at the min
»r league convention at Louisville, Ky.
Five mori; deaths, bringing to ten
the toil Incidental to the storm which
•track the Pacific coast recently are
reported at San Francisco. Two men
were drowned while attempting to
cross an Oregon stream, swollen by
the rains, in a rowboat; another died
»f exposure In eastern Oregon, and
two died of burns resulting from an
attempt to rekindle a fire lu a stove
with gasoline.
Arthur C. Burch, formerly of Evans
ton, 11L, has been given his freedom at
Los Angeles, after standing trial three
times for murder and once for Insan
ity. The Juries on the murder charge
all disagreed and the alienists at the
Insanity hearing did likewise, but the
weight of expressed belief of the lat
ter was that Burch was sane, or harm
less if Insane, so his freedom was re
stored to him.
More than thirty blocks of Astoria,
Ore., Including part of the older resi
dence district, most of the leading bus
ines houses ard banks were swept by
« fire. The Ore got beyond control by
eating beneath the piling room upon
which the city had been built on the
bank of the Columbia river. Two
deaths were reported. Unofficial es
timates placed the loss as high as $15,-
The activities of Madame Gadskl,
concert and opera singer, during the
recent war, were “entirely honorable,"
according to a statement Issued In San
Francisco by Seth Millington, com
mander of the American Legion, De
partment of California. "There Is no
reason why ex-service men should take
offense at any proposed concert given
by Madame Gadskl," Commander Mil
lington stated.
Frederick H. Leach has been nomi
nated to be postmaster at Iduho
Springs, Colo. The following are new
postmasters In New Mexico: Maud \V.
Lenfesty at Aztec, and James A. Ship
ley at Silver City. . Harold T. Duffy
was nominated for postmaster at
Wheatland, Wyo.
Withdrawal from settlement of land
In southwestern Colorado and south
eastern Utah on which are a number of
prehistoric towers erected by Indians
will be the effect of an order Issued
by President Harding, according to the
Smithsonian institution, which said the
President’s action was due to Its ef
forts and those of the Interior Depart
President Harding nominated Brig.
Gen. William Lassiter to be a major
general and Col. Edwin B. Wlnans to
be brigadier general.
MaJ. Gen. Leonard Wood has re
signed the office of provost of the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania In order that
he might "comply with the expressed
wishes of the administration" and re
main as governor-general of the Phil
ippine Islands, It was officially an
nounced recently by the War Depart
The American pension system cost
the public during the fis
cal year ended last June 80, according
to the annual report of the commis
sioner of pensions sent to President
Harding. Of this amount $253,807,583
was paid out for pensions, the cost of
maintenance ef the system being sl,-
Postmaster General Work has au
thorized postmasters throughout the
United States to grant half holidays
to postal employes during the entire
year whenever possible without Injury
to the service. This privilege Is to be
granted wherever tbe employe by his
own efforts or through a situation that
may exist on Saturday can finish his
■work earlier th.-.n the required time.
Mexico City dispatches received at
Washington state that El Universal,
one of the leading newspapers of that
city. claims to have In Its possession
the text of a secret treaty, said to
have been entered Into'ln May, 1017,
by Great Britain, France and the
United States whereby the latter ,s
gnaranteed a free hund In Mexican and
Central American affairs, the other
two signatories undertaking not to rec
ognize any government In the southern
republics of North Americu not pre
viously recognised by the United
The residence of J. J. Walsh, post
master general of the Irish Free State,
and other government officials in Dub
lin were attacked by armed men and
set on fire, recently.
A reported plot of Chinese bandits,
who are said to have been Joined by
200 Japanese roughs, to loot Tstng
Tao, China, and kldnup all foreigners
created consternation in the foreign
Rory O'Connor and Liam Mellowes
and two other Irish rebels were exe
cuted in Mount Joy prison In Dublin.
The other two men executed were
John McKilvey and Richard Barrett,
both prominent Republicans.
President Cosgrave announced to the
Irish Parliament that Deputy Sean
Hales had been shot and killed, and
Deputy Patrick O'Mallle, who was dep
uty speaker, had been wou.ided while
they were on their way to the Parlia
ment session.
Federal troops of Mexico have res
cued H. K. Wereker, superintendent of
the Agulla Oil Company's camp at
Tlacolulu, Vera Crux, who was kid
naped and held for 10.0U0 pesos ran
som, according to a war office an
nouncement. He is a British subject.
American tobacco buyers are being
held up and robbed In western Thrace.
The latest robbed are It. J. Wortham
of Henderson, N. C., who was deprived
of money and Jewelry while traveling
by automobile from Drama to Kavala,
and J. J. Harrington of Rocky Mount
N. C., who was robbed on a road from
Seres to Salon! kl.
The prohibitionists of Schoenberg, a
suburb of Berlin, having been prevent
ed by the police from holding an open
air meeting engaged a flock of sund
wlch men to parade the streets with
placards denouncing the evils of alco
hol. This aroused the ire of the sa
loonkeepers and distillery employes,
who gave the sandwish men u severe
Itafet Pasha is trying to find bus
bands for 100 members of the former
sultan's harem. The women range in'
age from 17 to 30 years. All of them
are penniless. Rafet also is anxious
to solve the fute of the former mon
arch’s numerous progeny, as well us
that of twenty princes and princesses
of the royal blood. "It ought not to be
difficult to find husbands or helpmates
for these women," said a palace func
tionary. "They all were selected for
their beauty, youth and figure. Most
of them were gifts to the sultan from
governors of the provinces. They have
matchless complexions, dark eyes and
long chestnut colored hulr."
A campaign to enlist 30,000 minis
ters and through them 40,000,000
church members to take an active part
In the 1024 presidential election wus
announced by the Rev. J. Clover Mons
ma, editor of the Minister's monthly In
Rodolph Valentino, motion picture
actor, must abide by the terms of ids
contract with the famous Players-
Laßky Compuny, it was decided by the
appellate division of the Supreme
Court in New York. Valentino,
through this decision, is enjoined from
uppeuring with any other film corpor
ation during the life of the contract.
Hundreds of the world's fine cattle
were led into the arena at the Inter
national Livestock Show at Chicago
for Judging, under the direction of J.
M. Strickland of Yorkshire, Englund.
Glen Phares of Shelbyvllle, Ind., won
the sweepstakes In the junior corn
contest at the hay und grain show held
in connection with the live stock ex
position. Region winners were: Re
gion 1, Donald Stoltz, Park City,
Mont.; Region 6, Paul Hoffman, Iliff,
Colo. Other winners at the show were:
Cow peas: Fred Cothrope, Proctor,
Colo. Ilnrd red winter wheat; John
Howell, Montrose, Colo. White spring
wheat, John Howell, Montrose, Colo.
Hard red spring wheat: It. O. Wyler,
Lußeland, Sas*, Can.
High school fraternities scored a vic
tory In the Missouri Supreme Court at
Jefferson City, when the court held
that studentc have the right to become
members of secret societies and en
joined school boards from enforcing
the rule against such organisations.
Proof that Bolshevik Russia Is hlgb
ly dissatisfied with Turkey because Is
met Pasha has abandoned the Ru»
slans on the Question of the Dardan
elles was found at Lausanne when M
Tchltcherin, the soviet foreign mini*
ter, issued an urgent Invitation to the
Turkish Journalists, and in the course
of a long speech warned them of the
dangers of placing their trust In the
allied nations.
Jimmy Murphy of Los Angeles is the
champion automobile race driver for
1022. His unofficial total is 3,480
points. Harry Harts, also of Ix»s An
geles. finished second, L 502 points be
hind Murphy. Tommy Milton, cham
pion last year, was third. Frank El
liott was fourth and Bennie Hill was
fifth. Murphy won practically every
big race during the year. He was first
In the 500- mile race at Indianapolis,
led the way at Unlontown, Pa., and
again was the ’eader in the 250-mlle
grind at Los Angeles.
Five men are dead as a result of an
explosion which occurred in the plunt
of the Black Diamond Powder Com
pany at Suscon, five miles from Pitts
burgh, Penn. Just what caused the ac
cident has not been determined. It is
believed the first explosion occurred In
the glazing plant, which caused the
packing house and the drying plant to
go off.
Three persons were killed and three
were wounded In n gun and pistol bat
tle between labor agents and planters
at Duckport, La., on the Mississippi
river, near Vicksburg.
Loveland. —The Loveland Civic As
sociation recently elected officers for
1023 as follows: W. M. Word, presi
dent; I. A. Foote, vice president, and
J. R. Seaman, secretary.
Durango.—Rod S. Day, editor and
manager of the Durango Democrat,
Monday was found not guilty of the
murder of William L. Wood, editor of
the Durango Heruld. The ucqulttul
verdict was returned ufter thirteen
ballots bad been polled by the Jury.
Greeley.—An athletic conference of
Teachers’ College as u solution of the
handicaps and the difficulties con
fronted by teachers’ colleges in secur
ing athletic contests was proposed by
Dr. J. G. Crabbe, president of Colora
do State Teuchers’ College at an all
men's banquet here.
Grand Junction. —Fire of unknown
origin razed the $50,000 store of M. 11.
Loeffler, clothier, here. The blaze
started in the reur of the building,
probably in the furnace room. The fire
department fought the blaze, which
was In the heart of the business dis
trict, for several hours.
Greeley.—Bert J. Lowe, convicted of
the murder of his sister-in-law, Fern
Skinner, is taking his fate with the
same stoic indifference which charac
terized his attitude during the triul.
He refused to make a statement, as
did his brother, who departed for his
home In Cass Minn.
Denver. —A total of 3,300 miles of
Colorado public roads will be under
the federal aid highway system, it was
announced recently by the United
States Bureau of Public Roads In
Washington. Of this mileage, 1,440
will be under the primary federal aid
plan and the remainder under the sec
ondary system.
Colorado Springs.—El Paso county’s
long smoldering cattlemen’s war broke
out anew when Thomas Ord, wealthy
veteran of the range, and his partner,
F. W. McEuchin, were arrested on a
charge of altering brands, the charge
being preferred by Edward Pring, un
other cattleman. Both men were re
leased on SI,OOO bond.
Boulder. —After u trial lasting twen
ty-two days, a Jury in the District
Court returned a verdict for the de
fendant In the $20,000 damage suit
brought against Dr. C. W. Blxler of
Lafayette, Colo., by Mrs. Earl J. Burns
of the sume city. Dr. Blxler was
charged with neglect and ignorance In
his attentions to Mrs. Burns in a ma
ternity case In 1910.
Cafion City.—John Philip Foley and
Charles Jordon, who held up und
robbed the Costilla County bank at
Snn Acucio recently, after forcing
Cushler Charles Rockufellow into the
vault, were brought to the penitentlury
here by Sheriff Juan Labato of Cos
tilla county. Foley was sentenced to
a term of from eighteen to twenty
years, and Jordan from ten to twelve
years at hard labor.
Colorado Springs.—Fire destroyed
the Lake George hotel, a twenty-room
frame structure at Lake George, twen
ty-five miles northwest of Colorado
Springs, a few days ago. The blaze,
believed by some loike George resi
dents to be of incendiury origin, start
ed In an oil-soaked shed adjoining thr
west purt of the hotel, which was un
occupied except for two state rangers,
who used the p’.ace for headquarters.
Montrose.—Colorudo winter whout
raised and exhibited by John Ilowell
of Montrose, took second place among
all vurieties of wheat ut the Interna
tional Huy and Grain Show at Chica
go. More than 300 samples of wheat
were entered, selected from the best
grain grown in the United States and
Canada, the Colorado wheat runking
only a few points below the winner ol
the first place, a sample of Marquis
spring wheat from Cunudu.
Littleton. William Patton, cafd
owner at Logantown, was convicted of
murder in the first degree, with a life
sentence recommended, by a. Jury in
the District Court. Putton shot and
killed Corporal Benjumln Meshew at
Logantown the night of Oct. 20. Put
ton admitted the killing when placed
on the stand, but Insisted that he had
shot In self defense.
Denver.—Another conference of rep
resentative fur mere —a conference
which will also be attended by several
bankers and representatives of other
lines of business, will be called for
Dec. 22 by Governor-elect William E.
Sweet for the purpose of whlpping~in
to shape the co-operative marketing
program to be submitted to the twen
ty-fourth General Assembly.
Leadvllle. —Complete paralysis of
mining activities in six of Leadville's
dnc, lead and iron mines Is threatened
as a result of a demand for increased
wages made by between 350 and 400
miners. Two properties, one the Hen
riett mine, owned by W. E. Bodwen,
and the other the Blain shaft, owned
by John Cortelllnl and company on
Fryer hill, already have shut down.
The companies employed 110 men.
Denver.—Smallpox is likely to con
tinue in Denver unless a larger per
centage of the city’s population is vac
cinated, Mayor Bulley declared In u
statement to the public. The mayor
has appealed to all citizens who have
not bet;n vncclnated to be vuccinuted
at that the disease may be
prevented from spreading further.
Denver.—permanent appointment of
MnJ. L. D. Blnuvelt as state highway
engineer and of Roland G. Farvln as
state game and fish commissioner was
nnnounced in an executive order Is
sued bv Governor Shoun.
Denver.—The Police Protective As
sociation of Colorado was formed la
Denver recently by representatives o*
the forces of thirty-five cities and
towns. A constitution will be drawn
within the next few weeks, it is said.
The officers elected are: C..ief Bert
Watson, Grand Junction, president ;
Hoy Utt, Montrose, police chief, first
vice president; G. G. Savage, Boulder,
second vice president, and Marvin
Porter, Pueblo, third vice president,
Captain Geor-e Dyon, Denver, finan
cial and recording secretary; I. «•
Hruce, captain of detectives, Colorado
Springs, treasurer, und U. E. Hose, l.a
Junta, sergeant-at-arms. Committees
chosen to start the work of organ!sta
tion are: Committee on Incorporation,
Charles J. Hums, Hay Fell und Paul
Hamlin, all of Denver; committee on
by-laws, Capt. August Hanebuth, Huy
Fell and U. E. Hose, all of Denver.
Committee on legislation, Guy Kremer,
Denver; S. U. Close, Colorado Springs;
Marvin Porter, U. E. Hose and Charles
ilensen, Sterling.
Pueblo.—W. L. Hartman of Pueblo
bus been elected to the bourd of trus
tees und chairman of the executive
committee which will be in charge ol
the establishment of a $3,000,000 hos
pital plant in Colorado Springs by the
Methodist Episcopal church. First
steps toward the new hospital, which
is to be principally for the cure of tu
bercular persons of any religious de
nominations, were taken In Chicago re
cently when the board on hospitals and
homes of the Methodist Episcopal
church took over the Hetliel Generul
hospital at Colorado Springs, which
bus been under the supervision of the
Woman’s Home Missionary Society of
the church.
Pueblo. —So poor that sne did not
leave enough money to provide her de
cent burial, Mrs. Currie Heldmiller, 75,
whose fortune once was ruled at SIOO,-
000, died at Pueblo in her little hut be
neath the west end of the First street
bridge. Mrs. Helduilllcr was bom hi
Austria, Oct. 2, 1847. Her first hus
bund was a prominent surgeon of Vi
enna. In 1880 he died und the widow
came to New York. Thence she wen.
West to Pueblo, and from there to
Creede, Colo., a the first white woman
to set foot in ;he little pioneer mining
cuinp. Creede’s first hotel was opened
by Mrs. Heldmiller..
Denver. A $2,000,000 Christmas
present, distributed among over 0,000
growers throughout northwestern Colo
rado, western Nebraska and parts of
Wyoming and Montana, was an
nounced by the Great Western Sugar
Company in a letter to these growers.
The letter states that “in accordance
with that part of the 1022 sliding
scale beet contract, which provides
that further payment will he made
from time to time as market conditions
warrant, the company on Dec. 22 will
make an additional payment of $1 per
ton for all beets delivered under thut
Sterling.—Culminating a week’s en
tertainment In recognition of her suc
cess In the 1021 national safety lesson
contest, Mrs. Anno Hogcrs, a teacher
of Sterling, was received at the White
House recently by President Harding,
who presented her with a diploma of
honor. She won in a contest among
50,000 school teachers, preparing the
best lesson for promoting safety on the
highways. The contest was conducted
by the Highway Education Hoard and
National Automobile Chamber of Com
Burlington.—Two little Colorado
farm girls—Elaine Hendricks, 10, and
Hertlia Hoger, 17, of Kit Carson coun
ty, won the highest honors In home
canning and jelly-making club wo..* in
the United States, at the International
Live Stock Show in Chicago. A three
month trip abroad, culminating In an
exhibition before the domestic science
experts of France, is the reward of the
two girls. Their expenses will he paid
by the national committee on hoys' and
girls’ club work.
Boulder. —Alpha Beta, newest of the
Greek letter fraternities at the Uni
versity of Colorudo, lias leased for
three years the old Kappa Sig house.
Janies It. Hoffman, senior luw stu
dent, of Littleton, is president of ilie
fruternity, which is petitioning Phi
Kappa Tau, a national Greek organ
ization. James It. Roach of Boston Is
vice president; Ralph Squire of Black
well, Olein., house manager; Lester
Weljer of Denver is treasurer.
Denver.—there is an automobile for
every six persons in Colorado, the
records in the office of Secretary of
State Mlliiken show. Colorado, ac
cording to the last census, has a popu
lation of 939,620. On Dec. 1 there were
in operation in Colorado 160,585 auto
mobiles —149,913 passenger cars and
10,672 trucks. Tills makes, to be exact,
one automobile for every 5.8 inhabi
tants, or ten cars for every fifty-eight
Sterling.—About two hundred depos
itors of the closed Sterling National
Bank met here at ’ the city hall to
bring about negotiations for the re
opening of the Institution. The bank
wua closed two years ago, and recently
paid tlie depositors in full, with Inter
est on time deposits.
Boulder.—The Chamber of Com
merce has recommended an appropria
tion of $750 for moving pictures taken
of Boulder county. The company had
asked $2,000. The films are to be
turned over to the city of Denver and
be Joined with movies .of that city in
a Greater Denver film.
Fort Lupton.—Aaron Gustafson was
instantly killed when he came in con
tact with a wire currying 400 volts In
the Independent Sugar Company here.
Gustafson was working on an electric
sugar stacker when his hand touched
the wire where Insulation was worn.
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