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By VIRGINIA VALE TINX FALKENBERG and her J husband, Tex McCrary, are doing such an outstanding job on their husband-and-wife radio program that it’s too bad they’re not on a coast-to-coast hookup. Maybe NBC will so something about it; now they’re just on the New York station, WEAF. Re cently they did their broadcast from a plane that hovered over New Jersey and Connecticut while they talked. Jinx, who’s forsaken the movies at least until the stork ar fiH / t m a} s!k JINX FALKENBERG rives, looked lovely in a coral-col ored coat, with a twist of colored stuff in her hair. McCrary’s news paper experience, plus his work during the war, add tremendously to the value of their program, of course. —* If NBC doesn’t have Fred Allen repeat the broadcast he and Talul lah Bankhead did on May 5, there’ll be a lot of disconsolate people wail ing for months because they missed it. It was hilarious. Those who did hear it are still talking about it, and repeating bits of dialogue for those who didn’t. It was one of Fred Al len’s best, which is saying plenty. Bob Hawk, CBS quipmaster, not only pinch-hit for ailing Arthur Godfrey on the latter’s morning broadcasts, he’s also substituted for Godfrey in the Broadway revue, “Three to Make Ready” mark ing his debut on the New York stage. For his starring role in RKO’s “Nocturne” George Raft will have the benefit of advice from one of Broadway’s most famous detec tives, Barny Ruditsky. Producer Joan Harrison, a stickler for real ism, wants Raft to be an authentic replica of a real detective, not one of those unbelievable creatures we often see on the screen. Ruditsky worked on cases involving famous gangsters for 20 years. —* — The National Barn Dance orig inates from McLeansboro, 111., Saturday, June 8, when the gang joins the American Legion in a na tional homecoming celebration for National Comdr. John Stelle, which will end with an old-fashioned bar becue at midnight. * Bob Burns had to turn down an invitation to head the Hoboes’ Asso ciation of America, but he does hold a life membership card in the association, having fulfilled the two big requirements —hoboing in ev ery state of the union and totaling 100,000 miles. * Barbara Jo Allen, who created the man-chasing “Vera Vague” and then turned “Vera” into a dramatic star on a recent CBS “This Is My Best” broadcast, creates still an other character in the picture, “Earl Carroll’s Sketchbook,” now in production. In the movie she por trays a wise-cracking designer, but one who has no designs on any man! —* — Parks Johnson and Warren Hull will return from vacation with a new sponsor, broadcasting “Vox Pop” at a new time they’ll re place the CBS “Inner Sanctum.” Meanwhile Parks is resting on his Texas ranch, and Hull’s doing some experimental television shows. —* — That Hollywood smallpox scare sort of wrecked Alan Hale. His vac cination not only took hold of his left arm, it took a bit of the arm with it, leaving quite a wound. Hale was temporarily out of the “Chey enne” cast. —% — ODDS AND ENDS-Producer Seymour Nebenzal discovered, in searching for a fat Chinaman to play a heavy in “The Chase," that there’s a shortage of them, so — he's changed the script and is testing obese Chinese women. . . . Reese Taylor, of “Young Dr. Malone,” has been in radio 14 years, but he still suffers badly from mike fright. . . . Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller band have ten network wires weekly now; they’re featured on “Matinee at MeadowbrooM’ Saturdays, in addition to night-time programs. . . . Dick Nelson (“Life Can Be Beautiful") has his epitaph E :' .i: '” -l. . ....... . v .. By EDWARD EMERINE WNU Features. The magic word was spoken. It was heard and re peated. Gold in Colorado for the taking. Nuggets as big as turkey eggs all over the mountains. As the story traveled, it was embellished in retelling. Overnight in 1858, “Pikes Peak or Bust” became the nation’s slogan. Men of every nationality, occu pation and station in life joined the Pikes Peak gold rush, one of the great mass migrations in Ameri ca’s history. They swarmed into the Colorado mountains, whooping it up as they went. In their wake fol lowed farmers to settle in the fer tile valleys. From Texas, across the open grasslands, were driven herds of 'longhorn cattle. Down south in Georgia, W. Green Russell heard about it. He organ- 3 ized a party of 30 or 40 miners and set out for the Pikes Peak region, hardly sleeping until he reached the banks of the South Platte and made camp. Within a month he had been joined by 400 others and the settlement was dignified by the name Auraria, in honor of Russell’s town back in Georgia. Thousands of others were on their way. A year later General Larimer crossed Cherry creek, took possession of some cabins and named the settlement Denver City, in honor of Gen. James W. Denver, governor of Kansas. (At that time, Colorado—as yet unnamed—was a part of Kansas territory). Wild days followed on that 960-acre townsite. Thousands of excited peo ple thronged the dusty streets. Soon Denver was the Mecca of the Mountains. A printing plant was brought from Omaha, and the Rocky Mountain News made its debut (1859). Soon thereafter the Herald was founded. The files of those early-day newspapers tell a story of lusty life in Denver, of gambling, Indian scares and prom ised riches for all men. The Denver scene was re-enact - ■ -"l-KSW ! r- ppif : • mm . ■. r. - -- 1 SUGAR BEET FACTORY ... At Brighton. Colorado is a leading pro ducer of sugar, made from sugar beets. ed a hundred times. Boom towns grew overnight at Cripple Creek, Leadville, Central City, Creede and scores of other places. Prospectors clambered over the hills. Nuggets were found. Rich veins of ore were uncovered. There were million aires created—Winfield Scott Strat ton, H. A. W. Tabor (of “Silver Dol lar” fame) and others. Men blus tered, gambled, drank, fought and died during the score of years that followed. But slowly the truth about Colo rado emerged. The facts were not all pleasant ones. The territory was incredibly rich there was no doubt of that. There were great stores of silver and gold. There were rich and fertile soils. There were other resources lumber, coal, building stone and a marvel ous climate. There was deep snow in the mountains, but there was little rainfall on the plains. The nuggets were soon picked tip. The “free” gold was gone and hard rock mining had come to stay. Gold and silver were buried deep in the granite, defying quick wealth. Men who had sought a soft and easy life were confronted with stark reality. Colorado was no Garden of Eden. They would have to work—and work hard—for whatever they got. And they couldn’t live on fresh air and mountain scenery. Colorado weighed each man among them to find his worth. There was work to be done, and it took strong men to do it. The weak lings, the ne’er-do-wells, the mis fits were eliminated. They depart ed with a curse on their lips and hatred in their hearts. Those with courage, strength, hope and vision stayed. First, the miners set to work. They did not know the extent of mineral reserves in the Colorado Rockies and they still don’t >%■'/ -' x .' s' mi 1 HIIWW ?'i ii i *.■ w l 4’*s .1 .. f:*m .S..^ ' "'■• ' • ■■'.. Pikes Peak, the monarch 11 which watehea orer th* plains. HHHHHHIHHIHH^HHHHHIi^HIHi MIDLAND JOURNAL, RISING SUN. MI). m"e‘TX ® t" •5 * V' / r BP *29 mam ' I J Ifcjl I : ;i,s . JOHN C. VIVIAN Governor of Colorado Gov. John C. Vivian was born in Golden, Colo., not far from Denver and state capital. He is a graduate of the University of Denver. His profession is law. He served as lieutenant governor from 1936 to 1942. know. Many veins have been mere ly tapped and new pnes are con stantly being discovered. In spite of all obstacles, Coloradoans have dug and blasted three billion dol lars’ worth of precious and indus trial metals from the granite ware houses within its borders. More than 250 minerals have been dis covered within the state, between 35 and 50 of them now being ex tracted for market. Colorado is first among the states in vanadium and uranium, third in gold, fourth in tungsten, fifth in silver, sixth in lead, seventh in cor* er and fif teenth in zinc. It leads the world in molybdenum production. These Coloradoans probed and blasted and swore, as they went deeper and deeper into the gran ite treasure chest. In 1862, A, M. Cassedy drilled in a canyon near Florence and struck oil, after petroleum had been found bubbling on the surface of Oil creek. They found Colorado shales containing enough recoverable oil to equal present production for 50 years. The recently opened Rangely oil field on the western slope is the most sensational find in years. Na tural gas was liscovered over a wide area, and helium gas struck in Las Animas county. Beneath the surface of the good earth they found coal, too enough of it to last the nation for 700 years! Colorado ranks first among the states in coal reserves, most of them in the San Juan basin, Moffat county, all along the Utah border and extending under the foothills on the eastern slope from the Wyoming border to New Mex ico. The Colorado plainsmen were sifted, too, and the unfit were blown out, starved out and sent back home. Where there is life there must be water every Col- & '^4 l ; * —i —Z — s ~ ~T~o'k ia* oradoan knows that. Cowmen, sheepmen, beet growers, truck gar deners, fruit growers, hay ranch ers and general farmers must have water. They got it. They dug wells deep in the ground. They con structed dams in the canyons to store the melted snow; they dug canals and ditches; they irrigated the rich, thirsty soil. They homesteaded in the Great American desert and they made it bloom. The beet and potato in dustry around Greeley, founded by the old Union colony, is a monument to pioneers in irrigation. All along the South Platte basin, from Denver and Fort Collins to Sterling and Julesburg, is a mighty agricultural empire. The Arkansas river waters developed a famed val ley that produces beets, melons, fruit and garden truck for the na tion. From Canon City through Rocky Ford to Lamar and the Kan sas line is another agricultural wonder brought about by irriga tion. In between the rivers, the non irrigated farms and ranches now produce wheat, corn, hay, beans, potatoes and other crops. Thou sands of head of sheep and cat tle are grown and dairying is statewide. The Western Slope, the San Luis valley, and all mountain ous areas below timberline are havens for farms, ranches and or chards. Snow-capped peaks often look down on blossoms in the val ley below. With raw materials near at hand, Colorado progressed indus trially too. Mills were built to proc ess the ores. Steel plants grew up at Pueblo, the Pittsburgh of the } .. ; Vy Snow Mass Lake and Hagger man Peak, near Glenwood Springs. Rockies. Colorado has foundries, brick kilns, canning plants, sugar factories, food processing plants, creameries, cheese factories and scores of other manufacturing plants. Colorado’s granite, marble, limestone, sandstone and lavas are known to builders the world around Sawmills still flourish near its great forests. Colorado clasped its riches tight ly to its bosom and said, “you can have them if you deserve them.” The men and women of Colorado accepted the challenge. They con quered the mountains and plains. They built cities and factories and schools. They blasted highways out of solid granite. 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