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The Gold Output for 1899 Was Over Million
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
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.-
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
• 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,-
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.-
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
Captain Leiirj also deported all tie*
Spanish priests for reasons which
Were suMMeiii to him.
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
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
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
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.
Plan to Prevent Strike* on lluildliiKM In
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.
Ilockrfeller** I’nl Institution (let* h ||| k
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.
It Comprise * Two-Thirds of the World’s
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.
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
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^
■ 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
passes. Microtojpos.
OXFORD HOTEL. Depot. Fireproof.
(J 11. Morse. Mgr., J. W. TcnEyek. H. A.Triplett.
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
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,
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,
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
lUII Mochaon Ct., CHICAGO.
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
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
Circular mailed on rsuio-d.. CIUUAOa. lU.
Urow up with 1L
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.

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