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THE NEW ERA
WALDEN, --- - COLORADO. Nikola Tesla says he can Inrent thing he wants to. Then let him get s>usy on an automobile that will con sume its own smell. It Is always well to look on the bright side of things. The lata spring has delayed the opening of the fool* Iwho-rocks-the-boat season. A San Francisco woman dropped dead while giving her husband a cur tain lecture. Cut this out and take it '‘home with you to-night. i A London authority states the Eng lish girls “wink the left eve.” That ’confutes the common impression that they wink the right ear. Among the humors of the season is the report that Pittsburg is shocked at unclad figures in a picture in the Carnegie institute art rooms. A college of foreign languages has been opened in Canton, China, the port from which most emigrants sail Co distant parts of the globe. “Do something different every day,” advises a contemporary. At any rate, that is better than advising people to do somebody different every day. However, dementia baseballitis is a much saner disease to have than brain storm or some of those others that only millionaires who hire strong ex perts can afford. “Can a newspaper paragrapher enter heaven?” asks the Atlanta Georgian. Can’t answer, says the Houston Post, but it is pretty certain that the other place can't risk him. New York city boasts the largest and finest public school building in the world. It is of fireproof con struction throughout and cost $2,000,- .000. It has accommodations for 4,000 pupils. Francisco Jose, who was born in 1788, is still alive and at work, and a good shot with the rifle, at Oporto, Portugal. He served in the Portu guese army, which in 1810 opposed ;the invasion of the French under Na poleon I. Authorities on the subject have esti mated that only about 100,000 surviv ors of the civil war have not been pensioned. Of the men who actually served in that struggle it is estimated that 782,000 are living to-day, and that out of this number 675,000 are on the pension roll. Theodore N. Vail, who has been, plected president of the American Tel-’ ephone ft Telegraph company of Bos- Itnn At a sAlajy of -ifIOO.OOO, has rJoon to his present position from a farmer boy. He was born in New Jersey 62 •years ago, and in his youth worked on a farm in lowa. ' Judge John V. Wright, of Tennes see, now an attorney in the general •land office at Washington, who will be 80 years old In June, has been con nected with public life for a greater than any other living Ameri can. He is still as vigorous as a man «>f 60 and keeps up with the things of to-day without forgetting what has ipassed and gone. Prof. Todd is going to the Andes to look at Mars from a high elevation to gee for himself whether it is inhabited. (Suppose it is and a scientist on Mars jis trying to communicate with us. (What complications will arise if in Mara the people shake their heads .when they mean yes and nod vigor ously for no! Then there would be no common starting point for the scien tists of the two planets. We iometimes see in the city papers (much fun poked at the country press for its insignificant personal items. i“How is this from the New York Trib une?” asks the Ohio State Journal: ‘“August Belmont w#ll dance to-night at the Belmont clubhouse.” This fbeats that local item in a rural con temporary: “Last night, Billy Jones, dressed up in his Sunday clothes, was going somewhere —where?” New Yorkers ate 500,000 bushels of oysters last season. A bushel aver ages 200 oysters, so that at least 100,- 1000.000 oysters were eat«A there be tween September 1, 1906, and the end ,of April. These figures mean 8,300,000 “stews” or as many “fries,” if the (oysters had been placed in, that form ion hotel, restaurant or family tables. jßut that would be only two meals of joysters in a winter for every man, jwoman and child in the greater city. J Very few have ever seen the kaiser ion foot, except on his yacht, the 'Hohenzollern. He always drives or ,rides. The reason for this would be more apparent than it is were it not that he wears very thick-soled boots. His real heights Is five feet five Inches, so he Is thus among Europe’s shortest monarchs. But that is not Ithe only reason why he appears so seldom on foot He is partially para lyzed down his left side, and his left arm is almost useless. That is why in all bis photographs his left arm •appears limp. Guns and swords in egg cases billed •for Finland have been confiscated by (the Swedish authorities, who were (afraid they might hatch out a revolu tion. Ellen Terry asks that her marriage be treated as a private affair. She la so well established in her profes sion that she does not need the adver tising. MAY BRING CRIMINAL CHARGES. President Roosevelt Considers Putting E. H. Harriman On the Rack. Washington.—The question as to whether the government will enter prosecution against E. H. Harriman for violation of the Sherman anti trust law was considered at the conference at the White House between President Roosevelt and Franklin K. Lane, inter state commerce commissioner. Lane was with the President more than an hour, and on leaving an nounced that before July Ist legal pro ceedings would be instituted to Com pel Harriman to answer certain ques tions propounded to him by members of the commission at the recent hear ing in New York when the Alton deal was under investigation. Previous to his conference with the President. Lane conferred with Frank B. Kellogg, special counsel ior the gov ernment in the Harriman investiga tions. Kellogg, it is understood, will have a conference with the President some time this week, and later will go to New York to institute suit against Harriman to compel him to answer questions regarding the Alton transac tion. At this conference ail the mem bers of the commission will be pres ent and it will be definitely decided what action the administration is to make in regard to the criminal prose cution against Harriman. The proceedings against Harriman will be brought in the courts of the Southern district of New York. Whether the prosecution or the de fense should win, the case will be ap pealed to higher courts, and ulti mately to the Supreme Court, of the United States. According to opinions already expressed by members of the Interstate Commerce Commission, it may be a year or more before a final decision can be reached. For these reasons it was announced severul weeks that the commission d‘l not in tend to await the result of these pro ceedings before taking action on the general subject of the investigation of the Harriman lines. Now Up to the President. Washington.—lt will now depend on the President what action shall be ta ken, and when, against the anthracite coal trust, the reports, however, being that action of some kind may be ex pected within two weeks. The first substantial attack on the coal carrying roads and their dealings with their al lies, the coal operators, their various and intricate methods of discrimina tions. rebates, freezing out of inde pendent operators, denial of car ser vice and the whole category of viola tions of law by the mine and railroad combine, was made in the cace of Hearst against this enormous combina tion. The Interstate Commerce Commis sion has volumes of evidence taken by Clarence J. Shearn, attorney on be half of Mr. Hearst, and its general character is well known to the pub lic. Arter the evidence in the case had been brought in and filed, a great deal (of it having been obtained only after >& fight in the United States Supreme Court to compel the coal barons to •produce their contracts, which was (deemed essential by the Interstate (Commerce Commission to prove the lease, Congress took hold of the subject ’and passed resolutions of inquiry into the coal roads and their methods on lines parallel to the proceedings in the Hearst case. Messrs. Todd and Simpson were ap pointed special attorneys by Jhe Presi dent to look into the subject of both anthracite and bituminous coal and the relations of the shipment of these commodities to the railroads and the mine owners. It is stated that the Todd-Simpson report lias been re ceived and that it furnished evidence that the railroads investigated are li able under the Sherman anti-trust law. It is said that the attorneys went back ten years to get data. It is assumed here that these attor neys, in order to complete their rec ord, availed themselves of the United States Supreme Court decisions in fa vor of Mr. Hearst to examine the con tracts of the railroads under the rail road investigation. Because of that investigation there was nothing to pre vent the railroads and mine owners from refusing to permit an examina tion of their written records. If action be taken under the Sher man law’, there are alternatives of fines or imprisonment. An enormous aggregations of capital are involved in these cases as defendants, and their practices have continued over many years, as shown in the Hearst evi dence, the fines would run up into the millions if the government succeeded in convicting the corporations. Whether individuals will be indicted is still a mooted question in the Depart ment of Justice, but as the form of pro cedure has been apparently referred to the White House, the responsibility will lie therein in the form of action to be taken. Pullman Company Called On Carpet. Denver.—The Pullman company may be brought to book in Colorado as it has been in Missouri. It is claimed that an Illegal agreement and usurious charges are maintained here and that this is in violation of the company's charter. There Is a question of taxes in volved in the matter, too, and* unless the Pullman company squares things with Secretary of State O’Connor be fore July Ist of this year it may be threatened with revocation of the char ter under which it does business in Colorado. June Ist was to have been the final day of grace, but Secretary of State O'Connor was late in serving his no tices and therefore the time was ex tended to July Ist. The successful war which has been waged against the Standard Oil, the' Pullman company and other predatory corporations in Missouri and Kansas has emboldened other long-suffering states to rebel. Colorado is leading the fight by beginning with the- Pullman company, which cfc&rges the wayfarer a young fortune for the privilege of Bleeping in gpe of its berths. TRAIL OF BLOOD HARRY ORCHARD TAKEB BTAND IN HAYWOOD CASE. TRUTH OR PRODIGIOUS LIAR? Confesses to Committing Wholesale Murder at Instigation of “Inner Circle” of Western Federation of Miners. Boise, Idaho. —There was a busy stir in the court room on the morning of June sth, and then there fell a silence maintained for fully five minutes. Judge, jury, bar and public waited un til Sheriff Shad Hodgin nodded to Senator Borah. “Our next witness will be Harry Or chard,” said the senator, quickly, ad dressing the court. Then the man who for eighteen months has been closely guarded, al most Incommunicado, in the Idaho Pen itentiary, the murderer, who, repent ing, has confessed, entered through the side door leading to the judge’s room. He walked with a quick, springy step, precetfed and followed by depu ties and detectives. They passed through the bar inclosure out into the audience along the outer rail, again entering the inclosure at the center gate. Orchard was sworn and directed to the witness chair immediately in front of the jury. At once every eye was upon the remarkable man who was there to place his own neck in the noose and whose story as told upon the stand reveals an almost endless chain of fearful deeds done by him and his fellows. “Where do you live?” asked Mr. Hawley. Orchard did not seem prepared for Just this question, and hesitated a mo ment. Finally, in an almost inaudible tone he said he was confined in the State Penitentiary. “Speak up, Mr. Orchard,” said Sena tor Borah, “the court must hear you.” “Are you charged with any crime?” asked Hawley. The prisoner turned his glance for a moment at Haywood and then said: “I am charged with the murder of Frank Steunenberg and am awaiting trial. “I was born in Northumberland county, Canada, in 1866, and am, there fore, forty-one years old.” went on the witness in answer to Hawley’s ques tions. “Harry Orchard is not my true name. I have gone by that name for about eleven years. My true name is Alfred Horseley. I came to the United States in. 1896, first to Spokane, where I re mained a week. I went to Wallace, Idaho, in March or April, 1896. I first worked for Market Brothers, driving a milk wagon, and remained there until about Christmas, 1896. I then went to a wood and coal yard in Burke, Idaho, and was engaged in that business until the spring of 1899, on my own account for two years. In 1898 I sold a half interest in the business to Mr. McAl pine. My business in Canada was making cheese. Joined W. F. M. in 1899. “I sold all my interests in the wood yard and went to work in the mines in March, J 899. I went to work at ‘mucking’ and continued at it for a month. I became a member of the Western Federation of Miners as soon as I went to work in the mines.” “State what unusual occurrence there was at Burke upon the morning of April 29, 1899,” commanded Hawley from the witness. “On the morning of April 29, 1899, when I got through breakfast I was told there was a special meeting of the union and everybody was expected to be present. I went to the meet ing. “The meeting was called to order,” continued Orchard, “by the secretary, who said it had been decided that day to go to Wardner to /blow up the mill at the Sullivan and Bunker Hill mines and hang the superintendent. “Arrangements had been made to cut the wires along the railroad and take possession of a Northern Pacific train. At Gem we were to be joined by the Gem union, and together we were to proceed to Wardner. While the secretary was telling us what was planned by the central union, the pres ident of our local union came in and said he had not been informed of the meeting. When told of the purpose he objected to it, and there was a discus sion. The motion to go to Wardner was finally carried by a small major ity. After the vote nearly every man decided to go. Took Plenty of Dynamite. “Paul Cochran and six other mem bers of the union took charge of the train. We went to Gem and took forty boxes of giant powder. “There were about 1,000 men upon the train, most of them armed. At Wardner we were told by W. F. Davis, who was in command, to line up. The men with long guns were told to take the front ranks, followed by men with six-shooters. We were told to fire upon the mill as we approached. This we did and the fire was returned by the guards. It soon developed, how ever, that there were no men in the mill, and we took possession. Powder was placed at three places about the mill and It was blown up.” Orchard Lit One Fuse. “Who set fire to the fuse?” “I IL one; I don’t know who lit the othei .*’ Or mrd said two men were killed in the affair. “Who was governor of the state at this time?” asked Hawley. “Governor Steunenberg.” “Was his name mentioned at the meeting you have described?” "Yes, sir. “Mr. Cochran said he did not be lieve we would have any opposition from the governor; that we had always supported him and could control him. He said to be careful about interfering with the federal authorities.” When the troops came into Idaho, Orchard said he quit work and went to Montana. “Who was president of the Western Federation of Miners at this time?” asked Hawley. “Edward Boyce,” replied the wit ness. Worked at the Vindicator. Orchard worked for a time at Vindi cator mine No. 1, near Bull Hill. He left there in August, 1903, going out in the general Btrike which was on among the miners in the district. Orchard remained in the vicinity for nearly a year, during all of which time the strike was continued. “What were you engeged in during that time?” asked Hawley. “I had no regular occupation,” re plied Orchard. "What trouble was there at the Vin dicator mine in which you were en gaged?” The defense objected and the ques. tion was temporarily withdrawn. "Where were the headquarters of the federation at this time?” Mr. Hawley asked. "At Denver.” “Who was president and wha was secretary ?” Haywood Was the Secretary. “Charles H. Moyer was president and W. D. Haywood was secretary,” replied the witness. Mr. Hawley then renewed his ques tion as to the Vindicator mine. It was once more objected to. Judge Wood overruled the objection upon the statement of the counsel for the prosecution that Haywood would be connected with the affair. Judge Wood said that unless Haywood was properly connected with the test!-, mony as given by Orchard he would rule it all out. Confesses to High-Grading. “I had been high-grading in the Vin dicator mine,” said Orchard. "High-grading is commonly known as stealing high grade ore. I had some powder in the mine,” continued Or chard, “and reported the fact to Da vis, President of our local. He said he would give me S2OO to set the pow der ofT and blow up the mine. The union men had all been called out on strike. I asked a companion, named Scholtz, if he would like tu go in with me. He said ‘all right,’ and that he thought we were justified. We went to the mine and took a couple of shots at the man running the cage. He ran away into a tunnel. We dM not find the powder and came out of the mine unmolested. “In November some time W. F. Da vis and Sherman Parker, who were in charge of the strike, came to me and asked if we couldn’t send a bomb into the Vindicator mine and blow it up. They said they would give me SSOO for it. I went to Scholtz about it, but he said he did not want to do it, for they had not paid him for the last time he went into the mine. A man named Ackerman then said he would help me. Killed Two at Cripple Creek. “I got fifty pounds of giant powder and arranged it with giant caps which were to be set off by the lifting of the guard-rail as the cage passed the sev enth level. We placed the bomb but did not hear anything of it for about a week, when it finally exploded. Su perintendent Charles McCormick and Mel Beck, a shift boss, were killed. "The next day, however, both Davis and Parker were arrested —the day following the meeting at Victor. W. B. Easterly was also arrested, but re leased on habeas corpus. He went to Denver and I followed him, where I went to see Haywood and Moyer at their offices in the Mining Exchange building. “I knew them only by sight prior to this. I introduced myself and they said they knew me by reputation. Moyer asked me if I wanted any money, and I said not at that time, but later. Moyer said Easterly had told him I had blown up the Vindicator mine and killed McCormick and Beck. Says Haywood Was Pleased. “Haywood told me the blowing up of the mine was a fine piece of work and they were much pleased with it. I talked to Haywood, Moyer and East erly about the matter. They said there would be nothing further for me but night work for a while. Haywood said he would have to clean those fellows up at Cripple Creek. “Moyer gave me S2O and Haywood later, in Moyer’s office, paid me S3OO for blowing up the mine. “I returned to Cripple Creek In De cember, 1903, and since then 1 have not done any labor. Haywood and Moyer both told me I could not go too fierce to suit them —to go ahead and blow up anything I could think of —to get some of the soldiers if possible. "I went to work and made a couple of bombs with giant powder and dyna mite. I was helped by Owney Barnes. I turned one of the bombs over to a man at a saloon who said he was go ing to throw it. I don’t know what be came of It. “I wanted money for what I had al read done,” continued Orchard Parker told me that several of the boys had been doing little things, and they all wanted money, but it was hard to get, because nothing big had been pulled off. I decided to tell the rail road people, because I wanted my money. The next day I told D. C. Scott of the railroad company. I told him all knew about the matter. Scott wanted me to come back again, and I did see him again. Meantime the bomb in the Vindicator had finally gone off. Scott sent for me again and wanted to know if I knew anything about the explosion. I said no, that I thought it was an accident. "I met Moyer several times during the trials which followed the explosion. Moyer was attending the trials and said he thought we ought not to do anything while the trials were in prog ress. A man named McKinney testi fied at one of the trials about a liquid which burned. Moyer, told me that we must be careful not to use any of the liquid soon or he might be conencted with it. Plot to Kill Governor Peabody. “They wanted to know if I couldn’t work up some scheme to assassinate Governor Peabody of Colorado. They said they couldn’t get justice In the courts and the only way to get our rights was to take the law into our own hands. They wanted me first to see if I couldn’t get acquainted with Governor Peabody, his ways, etc., and see what chance there was to assassin ate him. I proceeded to watch him for some time —at the capitol and at his home on Grant avenue, three blocks from the capitol. “I reported to Haywood and Pettl bone that there was a stone wall near Peabody’s house, from behind which he could be easily shot. Haywood said he thought Steve Adams was the best man he knew of for the work. I went to Cripple Creek and saw Adams about it. He said he was ready for it—was ready for any old thing. 1 gave Adams some money and came away. He said he would come to Denver and tele phone me in a few days. Adams fol lowed me to Denver in three days. 1 saw Adams in the room over Petti bone’a store and at headquarters. "Pettibone sold house specialities, l told Haywood and Pettibone that Steve was coming, and they said all right. When Steve came they gave him some money, and Pettibone bought Adams a new suit of clothes and fixed him up. “They also gave Adams and me two sawed-off shotguns and shells loaded with buckshot. The guns were sawed off so we could carry them under our coats. Pettibone gave us the guns. He got them from federation head quarters. “We watched Peabody every night for a week, but didn’t see him for a week. We kept after him for three weeks. One night we saw a hack come along and turn in to his residence. We stole up behind it with our guns- ex pecting to see the governor get out. Only two women alighted, however. After this -we e were afraid to go around there, for the women had watched us closely that night. We de cided then we would try to use a bomb —digging a hole in the sidewalk and burying it.” “Did you talli to Haywood about this?” "Yes. Pettibone said all right, but Haywood said he did not want this done because the executive board was in session, and he did not want any thing to cccur for a while. We re mained in the city, but didn’t go to headquarters much." “What next did you do?” “We were to assassinate Lyte Greg ory, a deputy sheriff who had been in the mines. He had also been in Gold field and was against us.” “Did you kill him?” “Yes. I believe I did.” Meldrum was with Gregory at that time. Orchard then told of running away and hiding his gun. Next day lie saw Haywood, Pettibone and Jack Simpkins. “They all expressed themselves as well pleased with the job. They said it was all right with them and he wouldn’t get after them very hard, for he thought that whoever bumped Gregory off had done a good job.” "Where was Moyer at this time.” “He was in jail at Telluride.” Orchard said Haywood. Pettibone, Simpkins and Sherman Parker next wanted ‘something pulled off’ in Crip pie Creek. "Haywood and the others said they were having trouble In tlie convention and there threatened to be a split up, continued Orchard. “They thought that if something was pulled in Cripplt Creek the excitement would make everything all right in the convention and the delegates would go home. We planned then to blow up the Independ ence station in Colorado. I asked Steve Adams if he wanted to help and he said he did. I gave him I he money tc get the powder with and we took the powder to a cabin near the station at ( Independence preparatory to using il the next night. The next day Sherman Parker told nte some of the men from ' the convention were coming up to In dependence to make an investigation ot conditions there and he told us to not pull the thing off until they went away They went away Sunday morning anci that night we placed the powder under the station platform, attached a wire to it and then waited for a train tc come in. The trains brought non-union men to Independence. We used 100 pounds of the powder. Fourteen Men Die. “Steve Adams and I both pulled the string which upset several bottles ol sulphuric acid. The acid ran over s box of giant caps and these set the powder off. The station was wrecked and twelve or fourteen men were killed. “Then we went to Denver, coming into the city on an electric car. In Denver we met Haywood and Petti bone in Jack Simpkins’ room. Kirwan. now the acting secretary of the federa tion, was also there. Our conversa tion had to do with the blowing up ot the station. Pettibone spoke first and said he was pleased with the job. Haywood also said it was a good thing and that things had gone all right in the convention. He said a lot of fe» lows at Cripple Creek had been arrest ed and we must lie low till they were out. “I remained in Denver Three or four days. The next day Pettibone gave me the S3OO. Adams told me he had got S2OO. Puts Btrychnine in Milk. “Instead of going to the tall timber I went straight back to Denver and saw Pettibone and Haywood. They told me at first I’d better get out of the country. They also told me they had another man working on the Peabody affair. In the latter part of July, 1904, Pettibone got me a railroad ticket and gave me $l5O more and I went to San Francisco.” Orchard said he had been told to look up Fred Bradley in San Francisco. ”1 finally located Bradley In Bari Francisco,” said Orchard. “He had been manager of the Sullivan and Bunker Hill mine in Idaho and we were after him. I went to his house one morning and just after the milk was delivered I opened one of the jars and nut a lot of powdered strychnine Into it. Nothing came of the poison as far as I could learn, so I bought ten pounds of powder—gelatine powder It was. When purchasing the explosive I had to give a name. I have forgot ten what the name was. I said I lived outside the city and wanted to blow up some stumps. I put the powder into a lead pipe. This I put up in my grip with some giant caps, a sawed-off shot gun and some other little things. I put the bomb at Bradley’s door some time ir. November, 1904. The bomb was ar ranged with giant caps, chloride of potassium and sugar being spread over them. It was so arranged that when Bradley opened the door a string at tached to it would upset a bottle of sulphuric acid.” “What was the result cf this?” “When Bradley opened the door the next morning the explosion blew out the whole front of the house and blew him Into the street.” At this point an early adjournment was taken. CUTTING DOWN PENSIONS. Two Hundred Veterans Removed From Pension Rolls Every Day. Washington.—Civil War veterans are being removed from the federal pension rolls at the rate of nearly 200 a day. Death is removing the veterans at the rate of about 120 a day, but a ruling made on March 27th is adding 50 a day to the number of removals. This ruling removes from the rolls all pensioners who enlisted for 90 days and were on furlough a part of the time, so that their terms of actual ser vice aggregated less than the 90 days stipulated by the service pension laws. Most of the men affected by the re cent ruling enlisted in the first days of the war. Many of them so far af fected were members of the First, Sec ond, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Illinois volunteers and the Fifty-sixth Illinois, known as the "Mechanics Fus sileers.” The ruling is based on a clause which declares that a soldier to be eligible for a pension must have served “in the Civil War” for 90 days, it be ing held that they must have been en gaged in actual services for that period. The “Mechanics Fuslleers” has been discovered to be a regiment enlisted primarily for the purpose of only as skilled workmen. When discovered that they were to receive only the regular pay, they protested. Because of this misunderstanding, the War Department ordered that they be mustered in and immediately mus tered out again, the formalities taking place on the same day. fn the case of the six regiments from Illinois, investigation has shown that many of the men were really Confed erate soldiers who were captured i early in the war and held prisoners for a time at Louisville, Kentucky, and later at Rock Island, Illinois. These men finally enlisted in the Union army on an agreement that they 1 should not be sent South, but to the ! western border. The enlistment stipu • lated that it was for “frontier service” t and it N is held that they did not serve 90 days “in the Civil War.” • The question involved has been 1 raised many times before, but all pre ■ vious rulings have been that the ser r vice time was from the time of enlist -1 ment until the time of discharge or mustering out. The present ruling, made by Assistant Secretary Jesse E. Wilson and approved of by the secro , tary of the interior, insists upon the t full 90 days’ actual service. The ruling, coming just at the time of the granting of the service pensions ; under the law enacted by the recent. ] Congress, offers an opportunity to re r examine a great number of claims, as I not only new applicants, but old pen r sloners. applying for the advance pro = vided by that law must again submit ] their papers. It is these papers which = are being pronounced defective, with , the result that names are being : stricken from the rolls at the rate of 3 60 a day. : Ohio veterans of the twenty-two reg • iments first to enlist, though not un i der consideration when the ruling l made, will suffer more severely thaflf i any other remnant of the army. The 5 papers of men from all these regi ments are being held up in great num- I bers. The great mass of them have ( the defect of a furlough period, which will prove fatal. COLORADO DAY, AUGUST 1ST. - Every Citizen of Colorado Invited to i Help Celebrate the Great Day. ] Denver. —Colorado day. August. Ist, will be the occasion of a great celebra tion. Th? Sons of Colorado are plan -5 ning an all-day affair, with a parade in I the morning, basket picnic in the after i noon at City park, in this city, and a ! costly fireworks display on the lake at I night. I The Sons expect to secure most of the 2,000 autos registered in Denver 5 for the parade, so that they may pro i vide seats for the pioneers and the • Ladies’ Aid to the Pioneers. First in order in the procession will be the police department, then will come the pioneers, prairie schooners I and stages, then more autos. Volun- I teer fire departments from other cities will have a prominent place. The Den ; ver fire department will also be out in i full force. Garguilo’s famous Italian band has • been secured for the afternoon for the » picnic. There will be speeches by promnent men, among them Governor Buchtel. ; The Boons of Colorado have ap- I (minted the following men to see that fitting arrangements for the day made: Wr , Advisory committee, E. L. Scholtz, . Philip Feldhaußer, Robert W. Steele, Willis V. Elliott. L. F. Bartrees, R. .1. Pitkin, Dr. D. H. Dongan and George j Tritch. Committee of arrangements. Clar ence E. Hagar, chairman; Harry Ruff ! ner, secretary. Ways, ineanß and finance, W. F. R. Mills, chairman and treasurer: J. K. Mullen, F. L. Bishop and M. M. 1 Schayer. Railroads and rates, W. T. Chamber i lain, chairman: G. E. Turner, Frank I Joslin, H. P. Steele and Dennis W. I Mullen.'* s Volunteer firemen, teams and city i fire department, Sidney Eastwood, > Chairman; A. L. Barker, Samuel Howe, i James Clarke and Harry Smiley. ( Press and invitations. Harry Ruffner. i chairman; Col. R. N. Gauss. A. W. i Steele, C. A. Lyman and W. C. Bishop, t Park grounds and refreshments, A. i G. Estes, chairman; J. I. Fillius, L. C. Reitze, A. Mayer, C. E. Crowell. James I Light and Ralph Beigel. i Pioneers, Pioneer Ladies’ Aid Sooi i ctles, J. M. Kuykendall, chairman; H. i M. Rhoades, Wolfe Londoner, H. MJ Orahood and T. P. Bontwell. ! Music, Dr. W. B. Keyt, chairman; J. i G. Jenkins and C. F. Miller. Speakers, F . C. Vickers, F. P. Bert -1 Bchey and W. F. Hynes. Decorations, P. C. Shaefer. chair* i man; Geoorge N. Ordway, G. T. Wod side, H. J. Bagley and William Davis. 1 Fireworks, C. W. Paradice, W. F. Robinson, S. W. Cantril and Georg* Mayer. , Automobiles and parade, J. Hervey Nichols, Jr., chairman; Dr. George H. ' Stover, Clarence Cobb, G. R. Gans. 4 Sidney Brown, Jr.. Harry C. James, % j W. H. Shnrpley, E. S. Hussler and Fv R. Ashley.