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OF FRESH NEWS THE LATEST IMPORTANT DIS PATCHES >UT INTO SHORT, CRISP PARAGRAPHS. STORY OF THE WEEK SHOWING THE PROGRESS OF EVE.ITS IN OUR OWN AND FOREIGN LANDS. Western Newspaper Union Wewa Service. About the War Conflicting reports of the battle at Celayo still are received; both Obre* gon and Villa claiming victory. Italy has 1,200,000 soldiers under arms and fully equipped, according to General Zupelli, minister of war. Six children, two men and a woman are dead as the result of the attack made on Freiburg by a French aviat or. Eight others, mostly children, are now in the hospital, several injured and six more slightly hurt. The threatened Russian invasion of Hungary seems so certain, says a mes sage from Bucharest, that Gen. Von Hindenburg, it is said, will be made commander-in-chief of the Austro- German forces in the Carpathians. The Russians are still attacking in the neighborhood of Uzsok pass, the main road through which is com manded by the heights held by the Germanic allies, but with the melting snows, the overflowing streams and rivers and the whole country covered with deep mud, nothing on a large Beale can be attempted. The British, as an offset to their success in destroying a Turkish tor pedo boat, which attacked the trans port Manitou off Chios, lost the sub marine E-15, which, while carrying out a difficult reconnoissance in the Dardanelles mine field, ran aground on Keppez point, the crew being made prisoners. According to the Turkish report, seven of the crew are miss las. Lord Kitchener's army of 1.500,000 men has begun its "big push" to drive the Germans out of Belgium and northern France, which has been promised in the early spring, accord ing to dispatches from the front, sup ported by the London war office of ficial report. Abandonment by the German general staff of plans for a general offensive In France is Inferred from dispatches received at London. Western Fire, started by lightning, caused a loss of |15,000 when the Barkhausen oil warehouses at Green Bay, Wis., were destroyed. Heavy rains, causing much prop erty damage, were reported from over southwest Texas. Hail followed the rain In most localities. Miss Esther Ross, 17, of Prescott, has been named to christen the battle ship Arizona which will be launched In New York, June 19. Heavy rains in the mountains and a giving way of a small part of the di version dam at the Hondo reservoir oaused a flood at Roswell, N. M. Orders for 80,000 mules for use in the British army has been placed with Kansas City livestock dealers by agents of the British government. Frederick M. Smith of Independ ence, Mo., was elected president of the re-organized church of letter Day Saints, to succeed his father, the late Joseph Smith, according to an an nouncement at Lamonl, la. At I .os Angeles, presiding Judge J. Perry Wood electrified auditors in the Superior Court by saying that Charles E. Sebastian, suspended chief of police, would have to go to trial on a charge of attempting to intimidate the grand Jury, even If an indictment accusing him and Mrs. Lillie Pratt with sub verting the morals of Edith Serkin "bIo#s up." Washington President Wilson went to New York to attend the annual luncheon of the Associated Press. Senator Borah of Idaho issued u statement saying he “was not and would not become a candidate” for the Republican nomination for presi dent. The interstate commerce commis sion has announced discontinuance of its investigation into the rates and practices of the telephone and tele graph companies. The need of self-posacstiion. calmness and a judicial temperament on the part of the United States in the pre sent world crisis was urged by Presi dent Wilson in a speech before the opening session of the twenty-fourth continental congress of tlie Daughters of the Revolution. The President said self-possession was the supreme test of n nation's mettle. Preparatory to oral arguments be fore the Supreme Court on the gov ernment suit to forfeit titles of ttaq Oregon & California Railroad Com pany to 2,300,000 acres of Oregon land, valued by some at. $.">0,000,000, former Representative A. W. Lufferty filed with the court n brief on behalf of sixty-four intervening “actual set tlers” upon the land. Wannington society circles were sur prised wheii it became known that William F. McCombs, chairman of the Democratic national committee, and Mrs. McCombs had separated. Foreign The cabinet at Tokio fixed Nov. 10 as the date for the coronation of Em peror Yoshihito. Three cases of bubonic plague have been discovered in Vedado, the most fashionable suburb of Havana. Work has been going on continually preparatory to the first effort to raise the sunken submarine F-4 by direct lift at Honolulu. Ludwig Paul Selbach, claiming to be an American citizen, was remanded to custody in London on the charge of being an alien enemy. The transit shipping trade of Rot-, terdam is suffering to an enormous extent. In peace times this port ranks third in Europe for this kind of traffic. The captain and nineteen members of the crew of the Dutch steamer Olanda were landed at Grimsby, Eng land, by a port trawler. The Olanda struck a mine in the North sea Sun day and sank. She carried a cargo of coal. Baron Augustus Julius Clemens Her bert de Reuter, managing director of Reuter's Telegraph Company, com mitted suicide at Relgate, Surrey. I Grief over the death of his wife, who I died recently, is believed to have been the reason. The Panama government has put in force what is described as a mon opolistic scheme for the colonization and exploitation of the San bias coast on the Atlantic ocean, to which the American government has inter posed objections. Rumors that the Alaska engineering commission had decided to throw open to settlement the sixty-acre term inal tract at Seward acquired by the government with the purchase of the Alaska Northern Railroad, caused a stampede of squatters who have oc cupied almost all of the tract. The General Anzeiger of Duisburg, Rhenish Prussia, says it learns “from an absolutely unimpeachable source” that the reported sickness of Grand Duke Nicholas Nicholaievitch, com mander-in-chief of the Russian forces, was due to a shot 1n the abdomen fired by the late Gen. Baron Sievers of the defeated Russian tenth army after being slapped by the duke. Sievers then killed himself. Sporting News Of the forty-eight states in the union the box-fight same is permitted in eighteen. Rube Marquard pitched a no-hit game in New York and shut out the Brooklyn Nationals, 2 to 0. The Denver Bears wound up their spring practice games by a 6 to 1 vic tory over the Spuds at Greeley, Colo. Eddie Campi of San Francisco out pointed Frank Burns of Jersey City, N. J., in an eight-round bout at St. Louis. Eight hundred and fifty mares were nominated in the $21,000 Ken tucky futurity for foal§ of 1915, en tries to which closed April 1. The Rev. C. J. A. Pahl, a Baptist missionary arrived in Pomona. Cal., on the last lap of his 268,000-mile trip around the world on a bicycle. Tom McCarty, Montana heavyweight had the better of every round of a ten round bout in New York with Colin Bell, Australian heavyweight title holder. The Louisville Jockey club an nounced that at the spring meeting, beginning May 8, there will be seven races a day. The extra race will be for a purse of not less than S6OO. General William L. Miller, 101 years old, an nounced his wedding at Joplin, Mo., to Mrs. Nancy B. Pike, sixty. Secretary Daniels announced that contracts for three hydroaeroplanes at $11,500 each would be awarded to the Burgess company of Marble Head, Mass. The first step toward the arbitra tion of the building trades strike and lockout which has thrown 125,000 wage earners out of employment was taken in Chicago. What is said to be the first class for housemaids ever organized in the United States received diplomas from tile Montclair, N. J., board of educa tion and returned to duties. Leaders in political and financial af fairs of the nation were present at Providence at the funeral of Nelson W. Aldrich, for thirty years United States Senator from Rhode Island. Application for a rehearing was de nied in the Midwest Oil Company’s case by the Supreme Court of the United States. The decision upheld the validity of President Taft's order withdrawing from public entry $1,000,- 000,000 worth of public oil lands in Wyoming, California and other West ern states. The jury which will try William Barnes’ suit for alleged libel against Theodore Roosevelt was completed in the state court at Syrucuse, N. Y. It is composed of seven Republicans, three Progressives and two Demo orats. Twenty-two talesmen were ex amined before both sides announced that they were satisfied with the twelve men in the box. The will of the late Mrs. John D. Rockefeller was filed in the Surro gate court in New York. Suv leaves bequests in the neighborhood of ss< 0,- 000 and valuable articles of jewelry to friends and relatives. The rest of her estate, which Is estimated In all at about $2,000,000, Is bequeathed to charituble institutions. By the terms of the will of M. D. Peterson, Davenport, la., merchant and financier, an estate valued ut over $1,000,000 will be eventually dis tributed among charitable institu tions. THaomnr omsbvxe. COLORADO STATE NEWS Western Newspaper Union News Service. COMING EVENTS. June 9-11—g. A. R. encampment at La Junta. Sept. 27-Oct. B.—Meeting International Dry Farming Congress at Denver Ten “yes or no” propositions will be on the ballot at the coming city election in Denver. Governor Carlson vetoed the pub lic utilities bill and a number of so called relief measures. Little Davy Frost saved five-year-old Katherine Guheen from drowning in the old mill ditch in Denver. The annual state convention the Ladies of the Macabees will be held in Denver, April 22 and 23. The output of gold in Colorado this year is expected to total $25,000,000, compared with $19,000,000 in 1914. Fifty smiling tourists from Cleve land spent a day in Denver on their way to the Panama-Pacific exposition. Colorado Springs business men have been warned to look out for a forger who has been putting out fraudulent checks In Denver. Mrs. Bertha Wright, 32 years old, shot and probably fatally wounded her husband, John A. Wright, 42, a city employ 6 of Denver. John L. Brock, an Alabama capital ist, has purchased 384 acreß of irri gated land from Prendergast brothers of Broomfield, for $38,000. Dr. R. O. Butterfield, charged with prescribing opium to habitual users, was assessed the minimum fine of $lO and costs in Denver Police Court. Quick divorces in Colorado no long er will be possible after the Robinson divorce law passed by the recent Leg islature becomes effective on July 11. Judge Julius C. Gunter was re elected president of the Alumni asso ciation of the University of Virginia at the banquet of the society in Den ver. One Syrian is dead and two are bad ly wounded as the result of a Sunday battle of about forty Syrians and Arabians in their colony at Walsen burg. Traces of oil have been found at a depth of 1,400 feet at Sable, a station on the Union Pacific railroad, a few miles east of Denver, by the Mid-Colo rado Oil Company. Mrs. Margaret H. Hutchison dropped dead of heart disease at her home in Denver. Her husband, William C. Hutchison, died suddenly in a similar manner Dec. 23, 1910. The Charles Meyers ranch near El- considered one of the nest' farm properties in the state, was sold to Rufus Gordon Barr and N. L. Vermil ya of New York for $75,000. One of the oldest Odd Fellows in Colorado, William Bennallack, pioneer mining man, died at the age of 73, from cancer, at the home of his daugh ter, Mrs. Charles Truscott, In Denver. Among the fifteen bills approved by Governor Carlson Monday was one ap propriating $5,000 for the drainage of the land at the Teller Indian institute near Grand Junction. Denver peopleware planning to make a formal request that Liberty Bell he permitted to stop in Denver on its way to the Pacific coast this summer, that Denver and Colorado people may have opportunity to see and inspect it. Tge-ne-Gat, Piute Indian prisoner in the Denver county jail was removed to Mercy hospital in accordance with an order received from the depart ment of justice by United States Mar shal Burris. Tse-Ne-Gat will be kept at the hospital until his trial and will receive treatment for tuberculosis. Rudy E. Meyer, charged with the murder of Walter McDowell of Fred erick, escaped from the county hospi tal at Greeley, where he was held un der guard for treatment for heart dis ease. Meyer walked out of the back door while a guard was reading a newspaper. Meyer shot McDowell, whom he accused of attacking his wife ami causing her death. The National Order of Cowboy Rangers will have a mountain ranch home at Plainview, where they have bought over 1,000 acres of land, and will Boon begin the erection of a home, club house and cottages. The ranch will be stocked with cattle, horses and sheep, in order to make it self sustaining. A chuck-wagon round-up is to be held on the ranch on Decoration day. Follow ing the exhuming of the body of Frederick C. Matson, the young lumberman who was murdered in the little yard office where he kept bache lor quarters near Fort laOgan and lif ter a postmortem examination held In Falrmount cemetery, Sheriff Me- Broom of Arapahoe county announced that he intended to make an arrest soon of two men he lias had under surveillance since the day Matson's body was found riddled with bullets. The annual Normal Teachers’ Dis trict Institute will he held in Fowler from May 31 to June 10. It is esti mated that 200 teachers will be there from Baca, Bent, Prowers, Kiowa, Crowley and Otero counties during this time. Newman Erb, president of the Den ver & Salt Lake railroad, and Dr. F. S. Pearson, chairman of the board of directors, departed from Denver after having made a trip of inspection over the road and conferring with local directors and stockholders regarding the future of the property. ROYAL ARCANUM MEETS A. D. MONTGOMERY HEADS COLO RADO GRAND COUNCIL. Deputy Supreme Regent R. E. Kropf Installed Officers Elected at Four teenth Annual Session. Western Newspaper Union News Service. Denver.—The grand council, state of Colorado, Royal Arcanum, met in fourteenth annual session in Frater nal Union hall. Joseph W. Hawley, the retiring grand regent, addressed the grand council, thanking the mem bers for their support. A. D. Mont gomery, the newly elected grand re gent for the year, spoke of the work outlined. Richard E. Kropf, deputy supreme regent from Chicago, was welcomed as installing officer for this session. His address was on fraternity and the work accomplished by the Royal Arcanum. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year: Grand regent, A. D. Montgom ery of Pueblo; grand vice regent, By ron Tifft of Denver; grand orator, E. W. Reeme of Leadville; past grand regent, J. W. Hawley of Trinidad; grand secretary, C. H. Peters of Den ver; grand treasurer, W. T. Shay of Denver; grand chaplain, F. A. Prior of Colorado Springs; grand guide, A. W. Gray of Denver; grand warden, Elmore Floyd of Trinidad; grand sen try, H. A. Withrow of Denver; grand trustee, C. L. Smith of Denver. Daughter Goes to Aldrich Funeral. Denver.—Mrs. Stephen Maurice Ed gell, formerly Miss Elsie Aldrich, is the youngest daughter of the late Sen ator Aldrich. Mr. and Mrs. Edgell left for the East to attend the funeral of Mrs. Edgell’s father. Mrs. Edgell came to Denver to make her home In Janu ary as the bride of Stephen Edgell. Their wedding on Dec. 10, at Provi dence, was one of the matrimonial events in both eastern and Denver so ciety. The elder daughter of former Senator Aldrich is Mrs. John D. Rocke feller, Jr. Tew and Iliff Give $5,000 Bond. Denver. —Charles F. Tew, Greeley attorney, and William S. Iliff of Den ver, were arrested by W. li. Robinson, deputy United States marshal, on an indictment returned against them in Chicago charging them with “feloni ously, unlawfully and fraudulently” obtaining through the malls large sums of money through their official connection with the Greeley-Poudre Irrigation District Company. Each gave bail of $5,000 and were released by U. S. Commissioner Stone. Fred A. Burrows Slain. Denver. —With the date of his mar riage to Miss Marguerite M. Vail only a few weeks distant, Fred A. Burrows, 26 years old, was found dead, mur dered, it is believed, on the Delgany approach to the Twentieth street via duct. Burrows, who for three years had been a fireman on the Burlington road, had left his engine at the foot of the viaduct a few minutes before he was discovered dead with a fracture on either side of his head. Missouri Society Holds Banquet. Denver. —Governor George A. Carl son was the guest of honor at the sixth annual banquet of the Missouri Society of Colorado. Webster Davis, formerly assistant secretary of the interior, an orator of national fame, spoke on "Reminiscences of Mis souri.” Mrs. M. J. Krohn sang and Miss Ella Mayfield Howell recited. The banquet was followed by a dance. William A. Garner, 78, Dead. Trinidad, Colo. —William A. Garner. 78, pioneer resident of La 3 Animas county, who died at his home east of the city, was a Civil War veteran and at one time acting governor of the state of Tennessee, and a member of the state Senate there for a number of years, following the war. Davidson Convicted of Conspiracy. Denver.—J. Lofton Davidson, under taker in the Turley "death" plot, was found guilty of conspiracy by a jury In the West Side Court. He showed no emotion. His wife and sister sat in an ante-room. The Jury was out about an hour. The verdict carries a penalty of from one to ten years. Gov. Names State Survey Board. Denver.—Lawrence C. Phipps and Verner Z. Heed, millionaire business men of Denver, anl Irving Howbert, banker and mining man of Colorado Springs, were appointed to the state survey committee by Governor Carl son. Drape to Death In Mine Shaft. Victor. —Edward S. Bonnell, forty, was killed in the Silver Dollar mine Du Bull hill here when he fell 300 feet down the shaft. Negro Shoots Another. Pueblo. —Elmer Howurd, 28 years old, wus shot and badly wounded when a revolver in the hands of James Scott. 27, was discharged. Jones Surrenders After Shooting. Trinidad. —Walking Into the sher iff’s office here, J. W. Jones, 50, a wealthy ranchman of the Aguilar dis trict, surrendered three revolvers and announced that he had shot George Green, 36, a ranchman. Farmer Commits Suicide. Arvada. —John Rowland, 55, an un married farm renter, committed sui cide at ills home In the bottom lands near Griffith by blowing off the top of his head with a shotgun. STATE CAPITAL NEWS We«tern Newspaper Union News Servlr**. WEATHER AND CROP REPORT. Forecaster Reports Colorado Winter Wheat In Fine Condition. Denver. —Frederick H. Brandenburg, distvict forecaster, issued the weekly weather and crop report for Colorado as follows: “Practically normal temperature prevailed during the week ending April 12 in the eastern part of the state. In the western counties the weather was somewhat warmer than the normal. There was more than the normal precipitation in the state; in localities heavy rains occurred. The sunshine was generally deficient. “The season is two or three weeks late, and there has been but little spring work done owing to the wet condition of the soil. “Alfalfa is doing well in the Arkan sas valley. Winter wheat is in fine condition in the agricultural sections of the state. Ranges are in the best of condition. “The outlook for fruit is good. In the valley of the Grand apricots are in full bloom, and peaches have en tered the pink state.” Utilities Board to Extend Scope. Denver.—The State Public Utilities Commission is preparing to enlarge its activities, which hitherto have mostly concerned railroad questions,* by the appointment and use of sev eral experts allowed it under the in crease. in its appropriation. The As sembly granted the commission $30,- 000 more for the biennial period than it had previously received. This will permit the employment of a civil en gineer, an electrical engineer, a chief statistician and an additional in spector. Two weeks ago the commis sion notified all electric companies that they must file schedules of their rates with the commission by a specific date. After receiving the schedule, the commission will begin a general investigation of the rates. Forest Officers at Game Wardens. Denver. —It is reported by local for estry officials that all field officers of the forest service in Colorado will con tinue to serve as deputy state game wardens without pay for another year. The list of eligibles lor reappointment, submitted to the state game commis sioner by the district forester at Den ver consists of 174 forest officers, in cluding supervisors, deputy super visors,* forest assistants and rangers, all of whom hold permanent federal appointments in the state. The suc cess attending this form of coopera tion between the state and federal au thorities in the matter of game pro tection is said to have led to the an nual reappointment, as deputy state game wardens, of all field officers of the forest service Blnce the year 1906. Revenue Agents May Lose Placet. Denver. —Revenue agents who were put to work in the Denver district when the income tax law went into effect are fearful lest they lose their places in the near future. The treas ury department is dissatisfied with the collections, especially from coi> porations, and it already has decided to ask thirty agents to resign. The Washington officials have called for a statement from the Denver district, just as they have called for state ments from all of the other districts, and upon this showing will depend the jobs of several. The Denver em ployes have reason to be uneasy, for the collections are short here the same as ail over the country. McCain Is Health Board Member. Denver. —Dr. Addison C. McCain has filed hiß oath of office as a mem ber of the State Board of Health with the secretary of state. He was re cently appointed to the position by Governor Carlson. Orders appointing D. R. Hatch of Golden a member of the hoard of control of the State Industrial School for Boys and Mrs. Ellen Van Kleeck a member of the board of the State industrial School for Girls were filed by the governor. John E. Field, state engineer, is succeeded in office by A. A. Welland, whom Governor Cajrlson appointed. Field will devote his en tire time to his duties as a member of the state land board and as engi neer for the hoard. Milliken Is Secretary to Governor. Denver. —Eugene D. Milliken of Boulder is now secretary to Governor Carlson. He succeeds John F. Vivian, who became register of the State l-and Board. Since Governor Carlson took office Milliken has been his as sistant secretary. In the campaigns previous to election he was one of the governor's chief advisors. Commission Suspends Joint Rates. Denver. —The State Public Utilities Commission suspended the Joint freight rates recently published by the Colorado & Southern and Denver, Boulder & Western railroads which were to become effective May 1. The new rateß would make an increase of 20 per cent in the charges for the lolnt shipments of the companies. The commission, therefore, suspended them until June 1, giving the com panies an opportunity* to appear and show that such an increase in the rates is Justifiable. 5 Passenger, Bray ft A A Davis,ElactrioLights v l%l|l| and Startsr, 25 H. P. UW Greatest hill climber; 28 to 30 mile, on 1 gallon gasoline. 10,000 miles on one set of tires. Btew nrt Speedometer, one man Mohair top, 108 inch wheel base, wood or wire wheels, BftxBV% Inch tires, weight 1,000 pounds. NETZ and CARTERCAI Distributor* for Colorado, Rev Utile* ui WyosHsf. The Colorado Cartercar Co. 1636 Broadway I Daavar, Colorado LIVE AGENTS WANTED Home, Sweet Home. 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