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COLORADO MAKES A RECORD.
The Gold Output for 1899 Was Over Million Dollars. The Rocky Mountain News gives the following ligures on the output of Colo rado’s mines for 1801): Colorado’s gold production in 1890 was $31,329,050. In 1808 it was $23,- 512,819. In 18JK) it was $4,010,220. The increase since 1800 is nearly 700 per vent. During the years from 1882 to 1802 the gold product of the whole I'nited States varied from $32,500,000 in 1802 to $33,000,000 in 1803. In an in terview u few days ago, Director Rob erts of the I'nited States mint said: “The world does not depend upon the Transvaal for its stock of gold. Colo rado will produce more gold in 1000 than all North America yielded ten years ago. Cripple Creek is up to the record of the Transvaal tite years ago.” Of Colorado’s $31,320,050 gold pro duction in 1890, Cripple Creek yielded $20,000,000. The mouths of November and December in Cripple averaged at the rate of $32,000,000 a year. That ramp alone will produce at least $30.- .000.000 in 1900. It. began its active ea ■* reel* in 1802 with a production of SBOO.- 1100. Silver production in Colorado in 1800 was $12,(580,250. against $13.(500.2(55 in 1808. The decrease was due to the partial closing down of some smelters for three months on account of a dif ference with their men on an eight-hour day. • Dead production increased from $4.- 221.131 in 1808 to $4.(541,529 in 1809. Copper production increased from SL -413.13(5 in 1808 to $1,854.22(5 in 1800. The search for copper Is stimulated by the demand for electrical purposes in all parts of the world. Zinc and nianganiferous iron—the lat ter in demand for steel fluxing-- netted $577,500. Neither was utilized until two years ago. Zinc in ores was penal ized at the smelters instead of return ing revenue. Processes for its extrac tion are being satisfactorily developed, and its importance will increase. The total of gold, silver, lead, copper and zinc in 1800 was $51,082.5(57. com pared with $42,837,351 in 1808. The grade of gold ores handled was higher in 1800 than in 1898. for the rea son that the mills and reduction works were unable to treat the Ilood of ore which poured from the mines, and pref erence was given to the higher grades. 'This is particularly true of Cripple (’reek, when* ore bins, sampling works, mills and runways were blocked with ore. Large additions to reduction works and smelters have gone into op eration during the closing months of the* year, other additions are nearly completed and half a doVlen new plants are about to be built. The mill and smelter capacity ait the end of 1900 will be good for just about twice as many tons of ore a day as at the lwginning of 1800. The gold output of the state in 1000 may reach $45,000,000. Dividends paid by Colorado mines ' producing gold and silver and the allied metals—lead, copper and zinc—during 1800 were $11,777,0(54. or 4 per cent, on $294,441,(500. The dividends paid in 1808 were $0,150,392. or 4 per cent, on $228,984.8(H). The Increase in dividends was $2,018,272, or 4 per cent, on $05,- 450,800. The coal production in 1800 was 5,- < (HM).(HH) tons. At a mine price of $1.75 a ton it was worth $8,750,000. The pro duction in 1898 was 4,000,000 tons, worth S7.OO(>.(HM>. In 1889 the produc tion was 2,373,954 tons. The Iron produced in 1800 was worth $7,(581,719. The production of 1898 was $4,532,243. In four of the metals produced from : Colorado ml new the state presents new records for value. The metals in point are gold, lead, copper and zinc. The exception is silver, which was more ef fected by the smelter shut-down last summer than any of its sister products, as the shipments of ores from the lead ing silver districts was almost totally susi>cnded between June 15th and the middle of August. The total for the year—ssl.oß2,2(s7—is based upon tin* re vised mint returns for 1898. The gain in the grand total for the year, compared with 1898, reads SB.- 244,916, or close to 20 per cent. Of this Improvement $7,81(1,237 was in gold alone, this metal showing an increase over 1898 which exceeded 33 per cent. 'Plio drop in silver, in spite of a gain in price of 1.(5 cents per ounce, equaled $1,010,009, based upon a decrease of 2.- 155,9(50 ounces, or 9 per cent, in tin* quanitity extracted from the ores. The gain in lead value was $420.- 398. due to the advance in price. f >\vhile the increase in copper value reads $441,090. also attributable to the advance in quotation, the smel ters paying an average of $2 per unit of twenty i>ounds, as compared with $1 per unit in 1898. In both copper and lead there was a decline in quantity, the result of the smelter shut-down. If (Tipple Creek alone produces $30.- (HK).OOO in 1900—and this is tin* general ► estimate—the state’s grand total for the closing year of tin* century will not Im* less than SO7,<HM>.tKM>. and may reach $70,000,000. which excels the average yearly production of the mines of the world—gold and silver combined—for the period between 1811 and 1850. when tin* discoveries of gold In Cali fornia gave a marked Inqtetus to min ing and to commerce in general. Hold I’rodurt by CountlcM The table which follows Is based prltnarilly upon tin* report of tin* direc tor of tin* I'nited States mints for 1808. which was furnished this otliee in June last. The gains and losses as com pared with the mint figures are calcu lated from the News’ county and dis trict re|s>rts for 1899. It will lie seen by glancing at the table (hat the heavy gains were scored in camps least af fected by the smelter shut-down of last summer. I're-eminent in this list stand tin* (’ripple (’reek district and Ouray county, in which the Increase for the year exceeds S7.<HM),(HM>. Teller county, which covers the Cripple Creek dis trict, Is fairly supplied with chemical plants for the treatment of low and medium grade ores. When tin* shut down was prevalent the high grade Cripple Creek ores and also those from the Ourav district were handled at the Omaha. Chicago and Argentine works. .••t*d also at the Philadelphia plant in r pueblo and the Argo plant In Denver. Clear (’reek. Gilpin. Lake and Summit veer favored by the local sampling plants, which continued to purchase as usual while tlm syndicate smelters were closed. In San Miguel, Mineral and San Juan counties there was al most a total blockade of ores, or a sus pension of mining, from the middle of June to the middle of August. Hence the losses In those districts, ami in many of the smaller ones, as compared with 1898. 1898. 1899. Boulder $ 581,300 $ 523.170 Clear Creek. . . (505,528 (5(5(5.080 Chaffee. 227.494 238,8(58 Conejos 18.339 17.423 Dolores 88.281 97.109 Cagle 30,5(53 32,091 '%ilpin 1.984,740 2,182.554 Gunnison 80,982 7(5.933 Hinsdale 51.270 48.707 Cake 2.051,835 2,257.018 Larimer 11.149 11.70(5 La Plata 30.377 33.414 Mineral 4(5.370 30,022 Ouray 852,55(5 2.250,000 Park 159,485 143,537 Pitkin 70.9(57 (57.419 Routt 12.757 12.120 Saguache 19,6(50 18.(583 San Juan 1,132.581 951,3(59 San Miguel. . .. 1.570.(5(50 1.258.128 Summit 343.790 430.000 Teller 13,507.244 19.950.000 Ten counties. . . 33.470 31,805 Totals $23,512,819 $31,329,050 Anolhor INI Incite. The Denver Republican gives the fol lowing estimate of the value of Colo rado’s output for 1899: Gold- $33,000,000 Silver . 15.500,000 Ivcad 5,902.154 Copper 1.750,000 Ziue 1.000,000 Total $57,152,154 Dividend* From .‘(lines. During 1899 the mines of Colorado paid dividends aggregating $11,777.(5(54. ’Tills tot'd is made up from the coun ties as follows: Clear Creek $ 420,000 K1 Paso 4.171.131 Gilpin 1(55,000 Lake 1.255,000 Mineral 1.220JKH) Ouray 1,220.000 Pitkin 340,000 San Miguel 550.(HK» Summit 81,000 Total $9,422,131 Tin* above ligures are from tin* re ports publicly made, and to them should lie added about $2.fK)0.000 prof its received from mines owned by hull viduals. and not published. (Sold and Sliver by Countl«*. Gold. Silver. Teller $19,950,000 $ 50.000 Lake 2,257.018 4.209.000 Ouray 2,250,000 910.07(5 Pitkin (57.419 2,200.922 Gilpin *... 2.182,554 195,8(58 San Miguel ... 1.358.128 999.052 San Juan 951,3(59 513.030 Clear Creek ... (5(5(5.080 959,63(5 Mineral 30.922 1.(522.143 Summit 430,000 2(5(5,350 Boulder 523.170 47.934 Hinsdale 48.707 114.040 Dolores 97.109 2(59.899 Chaffee 2518.8(58 52.154 Park 143.537 109.9(52 Gunnison 7(5.933 84.55(5 Eagle 32.091 43.292 Conejos 17.423 1(5.478 La Plata 33.414 Saguache 18.(583 Larimer 11,706 Routt 12.120 Other counties. 31,805 11.407 Total $31 .329.( K50 $12,680,256 Copper and l,ead. Copper. Lend. Lake $ 967.666 $1,554,494 Ouray 127.321 121.922 Pitkin 700 005,057 Gilpin 95,(5.33 52,905 San Miguel 44.93(5 218,804 San Juan 275.(MM> 550,000 Clear Creek 4.3.117 254.4(58 Mineral 2.000 178.153 Summit 2.224 212,972 Boulder 2.537 S(H) Hinsdale 14.118 374.483 Dolores 19,752 27.415 Chaffee (5,9(56 100,090 Park 2.845 74.412 Gunnison 16,1(57 70.072 Eagle 9.(551 73.015 La I Mat a 3(H) Saguache 2.000 6,045 Larimer 3,(593 Itontt 5(55 other counties. . 2<M5,5(>0 168,097 Total $1,854,220 $4,041,529 IftHbclla'H Itleb Shipment. M’he official returns from the smelter were received lasi week at the otfiees of the Isabella Gold Mining Company on the recent shipment of ore. The amount received from the smelter, after deducting the freight and charges for treatment, was $219,090.92 for twenty-seven tons. The ore was settled for on a basis of .399 ounces of gold and 24.08 ounces in silver to each ton. 'The Pueblo otllec. at which the busi ness of the Cripple (’reek district and also of tin* large coal district of south ern Colorado must lie done, stands, as it has for a number of yearn, at tin* head of all (lie land offices of tin* coun try in the volume of mineral laud bus iness done. ’The increase for tin* year Is about S2I.(NHI. Following are tin* mill) lier of entries: No. of Entries Agricultural land tin Coal lauds 14 Mineral land 350 Tlmls'i* and stone lands 1.3 Original desert lands 12 Pinal desert hinds iti Homestead entries, original. ... 4(53 I loan stead entries, filial 250 Timber culture entries. Huai 40 (Vml dcela rut lons p; Mineral applications 149 Mineral ail verses :;q it* K 4 r\ oir d( lit rat lon it 'Timber and stone declaration. .. . 1.3 Total 1,452 NEARLY THREE MILLIONS. Cripple Creek Breaks the Record With Its December Output. The gross value of the mill and smelter shipments of the Cripple Creek district for the last month of the year amounted to $2,814,200, which brings the total value of the output of the camp for the year to $20,(H)0,000. This represents a greater money value than has ever been produced in any mining district In the state of Colo rado in one year. 'The tonnage during the last month both in smelter and mill ores was greater than any other month during the year. During tin* month the rich est carload of ore ever shipped from any mine in the world, and double the value of any carload shipment from any mine in tin* state of Colorado, was sent out from Cripple Creek. 'This carload was from the Isabella mine, and returns were received from the smelter yesterday. 'The shipment con sisted of a few pounds less than twenty-seven and a half tons and was valued at $219,522. 'The total tonnage for the month amounted to 4(5.500 tons. The daily average was 1,500 tons of the value of $90,780. 'The output in detail from the various reduction works and smelters is as follows: Colorado-IMiiladelphia, 9.0(H) tons, value $350,000. Metallic Extraction Works, 10,000 tons, value $220,000. El Paso, 3.500 tons, value $130,000. Miseellaneons, including Economic, Detroit, Oneida, etc., value $(14.2(M). Smelters, tons, 22,000. value, per ton, S9O: value of ore. $1,980,000. Rocky Mountain News. The gross value of the ore produced each month of the year was as follows: J a nua ry $ 1,55( ux H > February 1,250,000 March. 1.444.5(H) April 1,450.000 May 1.625,(MX) June 1.100.0(H) July 1.150.000 August 1.335,300 September 1.731,000 October 2.009,000 November 2,550,000 I lecemher 2.814,200 'Total $20,000,000 'The decrease in June. July and Aug ust was dee to the smelter strike, which knocked at least $1.000.(HH) off the year’s output. 'The production of November was at the rate of over $30.- (Mso.oiio a year and the production of December was at the rate of more than s33,7<ki.(MK) a year. Increased milling facilities came into play in those months and further additions to old mills and building of new ones will largely increase tin* milling and smelt ing capacity for UX)O. 'Tile production of tin* district for 11KK) will certainly reach S3O,OO(MMM>. and may considerably exceed that sum. l.t’U'l Yillf’K Output. 'The Herald-Democrat gives the fol lowing ligures on the output of Lcad ville for 1899: Gold $2,105,222.23 Silver 184.108.40.206 Lend 2,213,258.85 Popper 538.217.91 Spelter 528.762.00 Manganese 54.785.50 Bismuth <estimated) 10,(MH).00 'Total $9.(572,374.(51 II calls attention to the fact that this total would have been a third larger had it not been for the three months’ blockade of the railroads and mines by snow, the smelter strike* and the short age* of ears during the fall. More than 6,000 men are employed in the mining Industry at tin* present time, an increase of 2,(MM) over last year. Hllpln County. 'Hu* Register-Gall, in its annual r<*- view. places tin* product of tin* county at $3.83n.2(M>, showing a gain of about $100,(MK) in gold over last year. In its introductory It says: “Never in tin* history of mining for flu* precious metals in Gilpin county has tin* future been as bright as it is at the close of the present year, and while the yearly production for the last year has shown a steady and healthy Increase, the coming year may he relied upon ns a record-breaker, and will show a greater increase than for any year In the history of mining in the county.” Clear Creek County. Gold $1,892,047 Silver 1.437.050 Lend 2.30.(M50 Copper. 82,120 Iron and zinc, neutral basis of 10 per cent. Total $3.(542,177 I 'The year of 1899 comes to a close In Clear Creek county with greater activ ity than ever l»eforc known for tin* lower part of tin* county. 'The record which is given above is conclusive of the prosperity which the county Is en joying. t tah’M Output for 1 HIM) Wells, Cargo & Co.’s annual state ment of tin* mineral product of Ftah for 1899 shows: Value. Increase over 1898. Copper $ 1.24(5,(KM) $819,399 Lead 2.791.869 351.871 Silver 4.(512.351 298.497 Gold 3.465.329 3(57.320 'Total $12,025,540 Computing the gold and silver at lheir mint valuation and other metals nt their value at the seaboard, it would increase tin* value of the product to $19,027,998. Itlnlio IncrcuMcd th* Hold Output. 'Tin* total production of metals in Idaho during the year is estimated at $13.(523,448, divided a* follows. Gold $2,500,900 Silver (5,193,928 Lead 4.900,4 1o Copper (50,(MM) 'The gold production increased from $1,895,5(5(5 in 1898. 'The production of silver mid lead was seriously Interfered with by the disturbances In the Coetir d’A Idles in the early summer. 'The To tal of all metals for the year Is practic ally tin* same as last year. Tin* now camps like Buffalo Hump and 'Thunder Mountain have not ygt begun to produce, blit a number of new districts are expected to run the next year’s production of gold tip con siderably. CHICAGO’S DRAINAGE CANAL. Completod at a Cost of 533,000,000, It I( Now In Operation. Chicago. 111.. Jan. 2.—The $33,000,900 canal, at present used for sewage, but ultimately to in* a ship canal, is in use to-day, after seven years of hard work by the trustees of the sanitary district, which is the name of a corporation in cluding the larger part of the city of Chicago and many of its suburbs. At least the Chicago end of it is in use. but the water lms not yet reached the other end at Lockport, Illinois, and j will not reach It for several days. The canal has been built to carry , 300,000 cubic feet a minute, but only 1 about 50.900 cubic feet a minute will be admitted until the channel is full. If the Chicago river had been turned into the empty canal at the rate of 300,000 feet a minute the engineers would have feared for the safety of the numerous bridge piers In the canal I channel for the controlling works at I Lockport and the city of Joliet, forty miles away. There would have been i also great danger in the Chicago river , from a sudden fall of water and a con- j sequent inriishing from Lake Michigan. About Wednesday at noon the water is expected to reach Lockport. and about four days from the time the flow be gan. according to tin* estimate of the chief engineer, the canal will be full and the water will begin to run over •he sills at tin* gate of Lockport, twen ty-eight. miles from Chicago. There it will fall Into the Desplalnes river and then into tin* Illinois and Mississippi rivers, and so finally Lake Michigan will shake hands with the Gulf of Mex ico. Chicago people are already eagerly watching tin* effect on tin* Chicago riv er of the opening of the canal. This stream, which is so objectionable in its present condition, is expected to he comparatively pure, and certainly to lose all its features objectionable from a sanitary standpoint when the pres ent stagnation gives way to a full, strong current from Lake Michigan. THE BOERS REAPPEAR. General French Huh to Defend Himself. Renshorg. Jan. 2. - The success of General French’s brilliant coup yester day was suddenly* and unpleasantly clouded tills morning by the unlooked for reappearance of the Boers in con siderable numbers. While the cavalry was patroling the outskirts of (’olesherg, scarcely expect ing an encounter with more than a few stragglers of the enemy, there was a sudden outburst of cannonading from tin* positions the Boers had vacated so hurriedly. The patrols gave warning aud the lighting hereabouts is by no means over. 'The quick tiring guns which wen* supposed to have been dis abled, dropped shells all around us. too dose for comfort, and our outposts re tired. but we bold our position south of (’olesherg. Desultory firing contin ues. General French’s intention to oc cupy the town to-morrow will probably he postjioncd. A supply train without its locomo tive. standing on an incline of the tracks between our camp and the en emy, was set in motion to-day, presum ably by treason, and the loaded ears speedily traveled do*vn the grade to ward the Boer lines, soon coming in range of tin* enemy’s guns, making the train’s recovery impossible. Both sides opened lire, our guns aim ing at the quickly disappearing ears. One well directed shell derailed the leader of tin* train, but the loaded cars are in the hands of the enemy. Position of Mormon Church Salt 1 tali. Jan. 3.—The Deseret News, tin* official organ of the Mur- j •non church, publishes a significant edi torial. Indicating a change of policy with reference to polygamists that will probably prevent any future agitation similar to that aroused by the Roberts i ease. The News, after urging all elusses of citizens to make concessions, get together and work for the advance ment of the state, says: “Due thing should lx* understood aud clearly made manifest. Defiance of the law is not to 1m» encouraged by any class or fraction of the community, ll cannot. In* permitted long without legal action. Laws are enacted to ho obeyed. If they are obnoxious to the isipnlar sense or Injurious r to society, • hey should ho repealed. At any rate • heir infraction should not lx* Haunted in the face of the public. The willful violation of existing laws must in the •••Mure of tilings bring trouble upon flagrant transgressors, and at least they will be placed at a great disadvant age.” Tills editorial is construed by all to ! mean that hereafter no polygamist must he elected to office. Tills rule will retire a great many prominent men of both parties from politics. An Enormous Bank Capital. New York, Jan. 2. 'The National City Bank, which is the institution through which the money trust either tightens or relaxes its hold upon the money of •he country, will shortly have a capital of SI9,(HHI.(HM). which will make it tin* largest hanking institution in tin* Full ed States. Heretofore It has had a capital of only sL<mni.ooo. Of all tin* hanks in North America. •he National City Bank will, in tin* size of Its capital, lx* exceeded only by tin* hank of Montreal, which lias a capital of $12,909,(MM), and a surplus of $0,090.- (MM). The decision to increase the capital of the National city Bank was reached to-day at a special meeting of the stockholders, of the total mimhcr of shares outstanding (lo.ihnu there were represented in person and by proxy. 9.287 shares. By a vote of 9,247 shares in favor aud no shares against it. n resolution was adopted providing for Mu* Increase In the capital from sl.oou 9(H) to SIO,OOI >,(MM). No Slaves or Priests in Guam. Manila, Jan. 3. A naval officer who lias arrived here from Guam brings u proclamation Issued by Captain Leary, naval governor of that island, decrce- Ing the absolute prohibition and total abolition of slavery or plottage, tin* or der taking effect February 22m1. 'Tin* prologue of the proclamation de clares that the Spanish system of peon age. amounting •«» slavery. Is a menace •«» popular liberty and a violation of tln prlvlh ges guaranteed by the AmericMU constitution. Captain Leiirj also deported all tie* Spanish priests for reasons which Were suMMeiii to him. AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT. Judge Parker Decide That a Dam May Be liullt on the Rio Grande* Albuquerque, N. M., Jnn. I.—Judge W. P. Parker of the Third Judicial Dis trict Court is iu the city to-day ou his way to the session of the Supreme Court, which convenes iu Santa Fe this week. During the day the judge mailed to the clerk of the court at Las Cruces his decision and findings in the famous case of the United States of America versus the Rio Grande Dam and irri gation Company et al., being the suit j brought by the government to enjoin the defendants from constructing their dam and reservoirs at Elephant Butte, in Sierra county. New Mexico. The judge renders ins decision against the government, dismissing the complaint ! and dissolving the injunction. In his opinion, the judge says: “There is no direct testimony tn tills ! case showing that anv given quantity , of water in the Rio <£ande passing El 1 Paso reaches Rio Grande City, the i head of navagatiou, and there accom : plishes any certain effect upon the nav igability of the stream: that the waters of the Rio Grande passing El l’aso oc : easionally in seasons of high and pro tracted floods reach Itio Grande City, the head of navigation in considerable quantities seems probable, but that they reach that point in quantities suf ficient and in such form as to substan tially add to the navigable capacity of tlie stream is not satisfactorily es tablished by the evidence, »or can such a conclusion in* satisfactorily deduced therefrom. I therefore lind tfrftt the in- I tended acts of the defendants hi the construction of a dam or dams or reser voir and iu appropriating the waters of the Rio Grande will not substantially diminish the navigability of that stream within tlie limits of present navigability ” It is thought (he United States attor ney general will order an appeal of the case taken to the Territorial Supreme Court. AMERICANS PUSHING SOUTH. Drive PhlMi l. o . From Cabuyao After a Sharp Fight. Manila. Jan. 2.—The first movement of general southern advance occurred this morning, when two battalions of the Thirty-ninth infantry landed and occupied Cabuyao. on tin* south side of Iveguna de Kay. Two Americans were killed and four wounded. Twenty-four of the enemy’s dead were found in one house. One hundred and lifty prison ers and four six-pounder rapid lire guns were captured. The gunboat I.e fiuna de Kay bom barded the town before the disembrak ation of the troops from cascoes, which was made under tin* enemy’s shrapnel fire. The enemy evacuated the place before the charging Americans, retreat ing to Santa Itosa. to which town they were pursued. Heavy fighting occurred along the road to Santa Itosa. which was occu pied by the insurgents retreating south* toward Silang. The Americans burned the country between and around Ca buyao. Yesterday’s capture of Isnubs in volved the seizure of documents in culpating a thousand Filipinos, who in tended to rise against the Americans. Papers were also found showing a dis tribution of the city into districts and a careful assignment of leaders and followers. The precautions taken by the Americans on Saturday, it is now evident alone prevented an uprising. The provost marshal has requested two more regiments to Ik* detailed for the protection of Manila. Three thousand troops are now actually in the city. VOLUNTARY ARBITRATION. Plan to Prevent Strike* on lluildliiKM In Chicago. Chicago, inn. 1. A permanent arbi tration board, to settle all differences between labor unions and contractors and the averting of a labor war was practically assured to-day. At the mooting of tlie Ruihling Trades Coun cil tin* report of the Joint conference committee representing the two organ izations was accepted. The principal recommendation of the conference committee was the cstaß bailment, of n permanent arbitration board. This honid will consist of eleven members and adjudicate all dlf fleultiaes that may arise. Plans for the formation of tills board as recommend ed by the committee show a few changes from the original scheme pre sented by Martin R. Madden and ac cept <hl last Tuesday by the committee. The principal change was tlie recom mendation that all dltlh'\ilti<‘s must lie settled within one day. This was made at the request of ihc Ruihling Trades Council delegates, in order that con tractors might not lie given an oppor tunity to complete jobs while tlie trouble that bad arisen during their erection was settled by the arbitration board. Another change made ni tlie request of tlie tailoring men was tlie in. sertlon of a clause providing that tlie eleven men sliould not lie a judge. The acceptance of the plan settles the question of sympathetic strikes, and if nil the troubles are arbitrated there will be no necessity for any Kind of u strike except as a last report. MILLIONS FOR THE UNIVERSITY Ilockrfeller** I’nl Institution (let* h ||| k Lift. Chicago, Jan. 1. The University of Chicago lias received a Ni w Year's gill of $3,370,000. President Harper will make tlie announcement to-morrow at the quarterly convocation of tlie Uni versity ill Studcbaker hall. The presi dent hoped to announce that the uni versity would be $1,000,000 richer, but lie bus not been able to raise tlie $315,. 000 which, duplicated by John D. Rockefeller would make up tliui amount. However, Mr. Uockefellei bad wired that lie will extend tlie limit three mouths, and iu Knit time Dr. Harper thinks lie Is reasonably sure of getting the rest of the money, as lie has several large donations iu prospect. Four years ago Mr. Rockefeller gave the University a sl.o<to,ooo present mid promised to duplicate every amount do. tinted before January I. itrno. up to $2,000,000. One year ago Dr. Harper bad secured $1,135,000 from various sources to apply on the s2.inmi.imm\ Since then this amount has been raiiwsl sr.rs u n n i. It Is understood that much of the money Ins coi n- from business men of Ibis city. BEET ROOT SUGAR. It Comprise * Two-Thirds of the World’s Product. Two-thirds of the world’s sugar crop Is now produced iu beets. None of the other foodstuffs has seen such rapid de velopment. In 1854 the total product was less than 182,(XX) tons. Ten years later it was about 500,000 tons. Iu 1871 it reached and passed the 1,000,- 000 mark. From that time on there was a gradual Increase annually, as the cultivation of sugar beets developed in the different countries of Europe, until in 1808 the product reached the total of 5,000,000 tons a year, more than twice as much as was, produced from eaue. The estimated crop for the present year will reach 5,510,000 tons. Mormocism Is a blot upon our land—-a symptom of governmental ill-health. The right laws would act upon it as Hostetler’s Stom ach Ritters does upon constipation, or dyspepsia. They would quickly restore healthy purity; and this is just what the Ritters does for the human con stitution. It makes the stomach strong by curing indigestion and biliousness. New York newspapers mro growing mod est. None of tln-m has elulmeU the c redit of the British defeat at the hands of the Boers. 44 An Empty Sack Cannot Stand Upright." &Ceither can poor, 'weak, thin blood nourish and sustain the physical system. For strength of nerves and muscles there must be pure, rich, vigorous blood. Hood r s Sarsaparilla is established as the standard preparation for the blood by its many remarkable cures. Jfcccti Swuafmid^ Berrys pSEEDS ■ grow paying crops boeauso they're I I fresh and ultvayi tlie best. For I H sale everywhere. Refuse substitutes. ■ I Stick to Ferry'. Srxh and prosper. B ■ 1000 Seed Aunuai freo. Write for It. I I D. M. FERRY & CO.. Detroit. Mich. H Denver Directory. < Loguk •‘TOO. 1-owo.it l’rlooi Fred Muellur. 1413-1419 lairbuer lluromotors. Therra- MZWm iTTWFBk emu-tern. Kiel-1 A Up- Llano*. Ulnocn wHPaianifirlHHr passes. Microtojpos. OXFORD HOTEL. Depot. Fireproof. (J 11. Morse. Mgr., J. W. TcnEyek. H. A.Triplett. BROWN PALACE HOTEL tSSVSff&i European and American plane, llAOand 13 and up. FIDELITY SAVINOS subscribed t apita 16,000,000. Pay* 4 tofl per ct. on deposits. Send forrulu POST GOOD PHOTOS Fifteenth and 1 Lawrence- Bond ui your Kodak work ffIHECREELEY NURSERIES. I Oldest, farthest North. Hlshest and only general | propagators In the nrld West. Uiu Inducements to good ni:onlf. Catalogue and prlou list free Central Business College, SHORTHAND AND TKI.KC4HAPII V. SOS l(!th St.. Cor. of Stout. Indorsed by Governor Thotnns. May or Johnson and hundreds of Denver nierebunL* win* have our students In their employ. Twenty of our students now employed In Denver Hanks. The J. H. toonigomer;' Mach. Co, 1220-30 CUFITIB ST. DENVER, COLO. If* ALSO HANDLE THE I.ABGRBT STOCK OF SECOND-HAND MACHINERY IN THE WEST. OVER 2500 GENUINE SNAPS. A SUBSTANTIAL PROFIT will be mde Ik every > erof I,n Porte properly. First. go eiulsuloln Febru ary Imp. la I'ortc, T.*u.t, U a'stint-d to Dt the futuhi art uri Oiiportoftba Uulf ol Mcxn o l- vi . \ funner, men bant nnd inutiuf; t-itii• r «»i t e rule I stnt« s west of th" »l's ■ - -s11*1» I i »er i directly Intern* >l hi l.u Port* \ -in 11 Invest ment wi I let urn l.u • . ; - profit-. Write lor FREb Folder. Mu;it nn J Ait Book to AMERICAN LAND COMPANY, lUII Mochaon Ct., CHICAGO. YOUNG MEW. If you have uiilirv to »• «• -1.• tiy all tlie "CurSS" yon Msy know <>r hi-iir or. it , wi -i, tu nm th» rlmih* of m Itlnu n wtl n-tIII. l.u > I • 'III. I (lona whh-h »r» mii I Uj urn In K to « ila>»< 1 inn it >mi • <nt s teinedv wliirh Is Miiwiiit.lv so In nml «l ... o to »«-r fails vara uiinatura. dlseliaitfto. no ni:itii i ' - rioii. <>r of how lon* aland ti'tt tliu i sm li ny In . i.i l “PAHS I *S OKAY SPECIFIC” No case know n It hua e\ rr tailed tn Cure. N'oiMiur like It. Iti-sult- a.lonieh the diN-tors, dnifrclatt anu all who hsre ih'<k ion top . n ian iw taken without Inconeenlencwor detention from lnisiie-se. Fries, $3.00. Km eitlw liv nil relishli- dmifirl-t«. or «.* » |ir*-;isid by It,, pit-ss, plainly wis|i|m-iI on rts-eipt of prtos by PABST C'-IL -.. ICAL CO. Circular mailed on rsuio-d.. CIUUAOa. lU. CARTER'S INK Urow up with 1L SHEEPMEHL~ Writ* us lor market report -on sheep ami lambs Tonr • ontlgnini-iits suiiiet'-d to aim in * Nimtii. the on'y Fc liislvfl Sheep L'utnm •• ori totiipany at the best • heap market Iu the world Kansu.« It) block lan a. : Thompson's tyo ffattr.