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W. J. STULL, Editor and Prop. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION One Year in Advance $2-•• Six Months in Advance OFFICIAL PAPER GILPIN COUNT* ADVERTISING RATES FURNISHED ON APPLICATION. Phone, Central 106 [HIMR CDLOMM EDUORiAL iSSOCM | On «a>* at Hyndngan'* and Poat Off loa Book Store. Central City; Post OfT- Ics, Book St <ir«, Slack Hawk; Kend rick'* Book Store, 18th and Stout Bt*., Denver. Single Copies Flva Cents. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11th; 1915. AFTER THE WAR. WHAT THEN? When Great Britain, at the behest of the London broker, closed the Indian mints to the coinage of the silver rupee, at that time worth fifty cents, the price of silver bullion be gan to decline until it has reachedi its present low price of forty-nine cents per ounce. The great powers of Europe, that are now plunged in war. are daily creating millions of dollars of debt, and should it last for another year, each and every one of the nations so engaged, will be helplessly in debt, unless another medium of ex change is added whose intrensic val ue takes its place alongside that of gold. Silver, from time Immemorial, was acknowledged as one of the metal standards for the payment of debt, both public and private, until the cap italistic class (beginning with Eng land). began its demonetization, in order that they could the more eas ily dictate the price of the different commodities of the world. Since which time other nations, one by one. have joined, until nearly every nation is now using the single stand ard. The wealth of cur own nation, an xious to profit by a single standard, coerced cur congress in 1893 to de monetize the one half of our circu lating medium, since which time the llne of demarcation between wealth and toil is being more plainly drawn, and discontent, high price of living, riots and labor strikes have followed in its wake. The countries now at war are so desolated that at Us terminus, a large money circulation must be pro vided to rebuild their despoiled coun try, and from sheer force of circum stance, must create a money other fhan gold to supply the deficiency, and that metal will undoubtedly be fei'.ver. THE CREED OF SCIENCE ' Superstition is net religion. Relief without evidence is not religion. Faith -without facts is not religion. What ds religion? To love justice, to long for the right., to love mercy, to pity the suffering, to assist the weak, to forget wrongs, and remember bene fits. to love the truth, to be sincere, to utter honest words, to love liberty to wage relentless war against slav ery In all forms, to love wife and child and friend, to make a happy home, to love tl e beautiful art. in nature, to cultivate the mind, to be fam tiler with the mighty thought that tenius has expressed, the noble deeds o£ all the world, to cultivate courage and cheerfulness, to- make others hap py. to fill the life with the splendor of generous acts, the warmth of gen erous words, to discard error, to des troy prejudice, to receive new truths with gladness, to cultivate hope, to Fee the calm beyond the storm, the darwn beyond the night, to do the best that can be done and then to be resigned.—tills is the religion of reason, the creed of science. This Satisfies the brain and the heart. The Creed of Science is the best for all mankind, and there are but six wondia which need to be kept before tlie W'orshiper of this creed—truth, liber ty. courage, love, mercy and pity. LET US REMAIN NEUTRAL When this government took Issue Germany on their mode of pcib m urine welfare and insist'd on them Conducting the war according to rules of International warfare, many Am* I orican citizens of German birth took umbrage at the edict. Our govern ment has now perned a note to Eng land protesting in strong language. | against American shipping being mo-' looted in the carrying of goods to a neutral nation, that will undoubtedly | be deemed Inadvisable by many citi zens of English descent. Tills government lins remained neu tral so fur during the war. and when-! over any of the belligerent nations I violate the laws accorded a neutral nation by International law, it is the duty of that government, for the pro tection of Its citizens, and the law f»il pursuit of trade, to cull them to W’wit. and there should bo none so unwise as to take exception. TOLD HOW TO ADVERTISE Dean Thorpe of the school of journalism of the University of Kan sas gave business men at the dinner last evening a very interesting ac count of some of his newspaper ex periences and some helpful hints on advertising. His suggestion for suc cessful competition with the mail or der house, was for the merchant not to appeal to the loyalty of the public for home patronage, but by means of scientific advertising inform them of the articles in the store and quote the comparative prices. Ninety men of the town attended the dinner last evening and sixty seven of those present signed up for five more dinners to he given during tlie winter. This first gathering was a success from every (way. If a prac tical man as Thorpe, can be secured for the coming five dinners, the series will be the best thing for the mer chants that has ever been attempted or done. The lecture at the high school by Mr. Thorpe on Rudyard Kipling as “The Master Reporter” was very in structive and showed a deep literary Insight on the part of the lecturer. The attendance was the largest for anything of its kind that has ever bet n held in the high school. —Abilene j (Kans.) Reflector. | A merchant of high standing in the | Netherlands is in New York to ar ! range for supplies which his country ; formerly got from Germany, but | which are now shut off by withdraiw ; al of artisans for the army. He was i as/ked how long he thought the great I war would last. "Over here I find | that you expect it to end within two | years,” he replied. “In our country Iwe lock for it to last from six to ten years. To believe that it can be brought to an end in less than six years from the beginning of hostili ties is to concede that Germany is to win.” The Emmett. Idaho. Index says a man there tells of a motor ride he I was taking a few nights ago when tl q car suddenly turned a corner. The j light fell on a certain back porch. | where a lady was taking a bath. The | lady fell out of the tub and the driver | ran into the fence. The driver should | have kept at least one eye on the | road. i | Senator Root, of New York, has I been dropped from the presidential ! list of candidates by the G. O. P. Steering Committee. He showed his popularity in that state at the last , election, when his pet measure. “re j vising its constitution” went glim | mering by 400.000 majority. The vot ers f-aid, “Root hog and die.” In Europe the shortest time given for the closing of the great war. is six years. This brings us into an other administration period, and as Abraham Lincoln once said, “never swap horses when in the middle cf the stream.” Therefore Wilson, like I Lincoln, should be retained in office . until the end o? the struggle. The women in the recently defeat ed female suffrage states have adopt ed the slogan, ‘*no votes, no babies.” We suppose this means that Colorado and other suffrage states will won derfully increase in population, while New* York and Massachusetts will have more old maids than ever. • Let us by all means bane a non partisan, tariff commission. We are getting tired every two years of hear ing that the breaking down of the tariff wall has prostrated the busi ness of the country, and caused the sugar beet to refuse its aocustomed per cent of saccharine. Denver’s Lilliputian judge Is going to wait until five o’clock p. m. here after, when the sun’e rays casts Ms Hhado'w to such a length he imagines himself a full grown man. before at tempting operations op average hu manity. A western farmer has discovered that If you give your hogs plenty of salt when fattening, and allow: them to sleep In the smokehouse, you do not have to cure their bacon. The exports to foreign countries from twelve American ports last I week was $100,000,000. TlieTe are many ports yet to hear from, that I will largely swell the export trade. From what we can secretly glean from those voting for prohibition, there will be more Uquor in secret bond In Colorado on January 1, 1916, than ever before. The Republicans seem to have no candidate that is wlM'tng to be jock eyed In the next presidential rnee. and may have to fall back on the "Hero of Sun Juan 11111.” "It Never Rains Hut It Pouts.” We ha/ve It from authorativo sources that trmfrsten float has been found on Michigan mounntaln, near Apex. Get the habit, and go to church. GRAY STRIKES IT BIG Tuesday morning’s Denver News contained a dispatch from Oatraan, Ariz.„ telling of a wonderful strike •made by W. F. Gray and associates, who became interested in the new Arizona camp a month /ago. The ar ticle said: “The Colorado colony is much ex cited over a notable gold strike just made by W. F. Gray and his part ners from Central City,, Colo. Tests made by local assayers show S3OO to the ton, and the samples tested are l said to have been taken from a thir ty-foot vein, with well-defined walls and every indication of permanence. The rich ere is located only ten feet belotw grass-roots, in what is record ed as the Times group. “Allen L. Burris, well known ns president of the El Paso company, in the Cripple Creek district, pronoun ces the new strike by the Colorado men as equal to the famous Tom Reed., which has given Oatman its reputation as a producer of the yel low* metal.” Important features of policies of reconstruction of new government of Mexico, as outlined by General Car ranza. include the following: Big in terests in Mexico are to be made to pay their just share of taxation; there are to be no more special priv ileges; there will be no confiscation of property merely because It belongs* to wealthy persons; public lands are to be cut up and sold to poor at mod erate prices cn easy terms, and if these are not sufficient to satisfy l>cor people’s hunger for land, gov ernment will purchase from big land holders amd sell on same easy terms; lands that have been acquired from government by fraudulent) means will be taken back and distributed as are other public lands; there will be no- persecution cf Catholics, but Catholic clergy will have to abstain from politics; American capital is Invited to come to Mexico, but with out promise of special privilege. Alfred Skeels, who has been in Gilpin the past several months, was a visiter to Central last week. He l ad a specimen of tungsten ore ta ken from ground in Boulder county, which he had located. He filed on 120 acres, north of the Giggey ranch, in one of the richest sections of the tungsten belt. Part of the land was fenced, which led locators to believe that it was patented. Mr. Skeels looked up the records and found that it was open to filing and took up 120 acre®. He is a lucky mortal, to have fortune thus smile lipcn him so unex pectedly. The Grade school entertainment, to be given at the opera lie use Fri day night. November 19 to raise mon ey for the purchase of playground ap paratus fer the pupils, should have a large attendance. The cause is a most worthy one fer several reasons. First it gives the children muscular exercise needed in develop*ng them, and secondly, it tends to keep them off the street during the noonday hour. The price of admission will be 25 cents to lower part of house, and tickets can be purchased in advance at Couch’s bookstore. The beet sugar pirates made a vol untary raise in the price of sugar beets, the most extensive in the his tory of their business. The sheep and wool growers are getting top-notch prices for their product. Mining is better today than it has been in ten years and our banks are lousy with coin, in face of the fact that we are in the midst of the most destructive epoch in the WORLD’S HISTORY. That Democratic tariff is certainly some panic breeded.—Durango Dem ocrat. Tlie- Tuesday Reading club meets next week with Mrs. F. W. Bertag* nolli. Roll call, “Why I am a Club Member.” Papers. “What Women’s Clubs Have Accomplished in (’ivies..’’ Mrs. R. C. Benight; “Tlie General Federation and C. T. W. C..” Mrs. W. U. S. Parsons. Tlie teachers of Gilpin's public school* returned from the teachers’ institute at Denver Sunday. And as one little fellow puts it, they learn ed enough in two days to dope out to us in a year. DORN —In Idaho Springs. Sunday, November 7, 1915. to the wife of Dnrrow Mabee a girl. The mother Is the daughter of Win. Gianvilie, of this city, and Is a native of Gilpin aounty. Walter Flagler received a telegram today from his partner. Cliff Hughes* that his mother died in Pennsylvan ia yesterday. Mr. Hughes left here about a week ago upon receipt of a telegram stating his mother was very low. •Mrs. Julia Dory, one of the few survivors of the hardy band of pio neers who settled In Gilpin county In 1859. died in Idaho Springs last week. The well known Dory hill. In this comity, was named uftor her bus band. GRADES IN MEXICAN ARMY American Woman Learned Something From Visit Paid Her by a Detach ment of Villistas. Some years ago a humorous story went the rounds of the newspapers, about a young lady who, at a gather ing of the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution, held her head exceedingly high, explaining her haughty demeanor on the ground that she was descended from a bona fide private soldier—the only private, she was convinced, in the Revolutionary hosts. The following incident would seem to indicate that the Mexicans who are fighting today are almost as “well officered” as the patriot army of the young lady’s lively fancy. An American woman—now safe in the states —writes that five soldados of the Villista following one day rode in to her remote mountain camp. They were very decent fellows, and made no threats; still, in the absence of her husband, it seemed only wise to give them plenty of food and drink, also to yield gracefully to the request of one of the number, who said he was the captain, for the "loan” of a blanket. Pretty soon a second warrior inti mated that he, too, could use a blanket to advantage in his campaigning, add ing that he, too, was captain. When a third made the same request, also an nouncing his rank as that of captain, their hostess paused in her distribu tion of blankets. “Tell me,” she inquired politely, “is this entire detachment composed of captains?” “Oh, no, sonora!” replied the one who had first spoken. “I am Captain Primero, this is Captain Segundo, and that is Captain Tercero. Those” —in- dicating the two remaining—"are the private soldiers.” And at this the admiring senora, ac cording to her own account, at once gave a blanket to each of tne two high privates in the rear rank”— moved by "sympathy with them for dl-' ing captained firstly, secondly, and even thirdly, and also by admiration of them as being such rare birds!”— Youth's Companion. REAL MONEY FROM THE OCEAN Fishing Grounds Yield Abundance of Profit to Those Who Can Take Advantage of Them. When one hears of the discovery of a new gold mine one is very apt to wink the other eye and hold a trifle tighter to the pocketbook. Also, there is no very great rush to the scene. But it is a different story when some al truist fisherman discovers new fishing grounds and lets the world know of it. Then there is a real rush of fish ing boats, for the owners thereof know that such new discoveries are often real gold mines. Such has proved to be the case with the new halibut grounds discovered in the Pacific, lying due west from North Head. Wash., from 27 to 35 miles off the mouth of the Columbia river. These grounds, whose area and exact location are yet unknown, probably constitute a veritable bank lying im mediately between two areas which the bureau of fisheries surveyed with the steamer Albatross last year. They are reported to be from 90 to 95 fathoms deep and are beyond the 100-fathom line given on the charts. A small vessel fishing out of Puget sound caught 18,000 pounds of hali but on these grounds in one day. the largest single day’s take this vessel had ever made. During the three weeks ended June 2, 1915, over 200,000 pounds of halibut were brought in from the new gold mines of the ocean. Iodine for Treating Wounds. Many inquiries reach the editor of this page on how best to apply iodine to a cut or abrasion in order to pre vent it from becoming infected. One of the most convenient methods is to use a stick Impregnated with iodine. These can be obtained at any drug store. They come in bunches packed twenty in a small glass tube. The tip of each stick has a head like a match, made of resublimated iodine 60 per cent, and iodide of potassium 40 per cent. This when dipped in water liberates an average 10 per cent solution which should be applied free ly to the cut and left to dry. In using iodine it is essential to remember that no wet dressing may be applied. Exposure to the air will do no harm, and the sore should be covered only when there is danger of It being irritated by coming in con tact with foreign bodies and thus be ing torn open. Discovering Borax. Nobel's accidental discovery of dy namite has a number of parallels. The value of one of our chief preserv atives was made known by a trav eler in Yellowstone Park coming upon the dead body of a horse. The ani mal must have been dead a consider able time, yet the body was perfectly preserved, and this arousing his curi osity, led to an examination of a peculiar dust with which it was cov ered. It proved to be borax, hitherto used only in glazing linen, but des tined by that accidental discovery to become one of the most ÜBod of chem ical compounds in many fields ot in dustry. Lucky English Angler. A lucky angler, on the first experi ence of fishing, has caught at Staines. England, a golden tench, stated to be the first caught in the Thames for the last 20 ycarß. 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