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NORM DAVIS SHOOTS A. H. LOW THEN TURNS GUN ON HIMSELF IVfk Law was badly wounded, but will recov er. Davis died in a short time after shooting himself. At about half point eleven o’clock Tuesday morning J, N. Davis shot and badly wounded Alfred H. Law, Editor of the New Era, then turned the gun on himself, sending a bullet into his brain, from tho effects of which he died a few hours later, never regaining concious ness. The trouble had been brewing since a week ago Tuesday after the city wat er tank was drained and the water was shut off in the main pipe, about which Mr. Law published an editorial in the New Era last week. He did not.actual ly accuse Mr. Davis of turning the wat er off but it was so written that Davis could take it to himself. This Editorial went home pretty hard when Davis read it, at any rate we suppose it did as hegotrathe. badly excited o\er it, and Sunday he came into E J Norris’ store where Mr Law was and gave him a cm-sing. calling ldm names too vile to print and threatened to give him the worst licking one man ever got. if he didn't print an apology in the next issue of the paper. Law took the cussing without a word mure than * How are you going to give me this licking Norm? Arjgyou going te jump onto me and beflPme up with your lists or what?” “It’s none of your G— D business how lam going to do it, but I'm going to give it fro you”said Davis. After Norm had gone out Law took a gun from his pocket and showed A it to those who were in the store and said, “Boys that is the reason I took that cussing. It wouldn’t do to get into a fight with that on me, bnt I’m afraid Davis will try to shoot me sometime and I’m carrying this gun to protect myself with.” Tuesday morning Mr. Law went into the Justice office, which is in the W. O. Mosman building, to call off a case which he had with Norm and was pending for the next morning. While in there he met Davis and they stood just outside the county offices and talk cd for soim* time. Finally Davis went hack to where he worked in the store THE NORTH PARK W. C. T. U. THE READING ROOM——Lets support it— by books? Yes. Money? Yes. But mainly by using it. A ranch woman remaked “It is a boon to us ranch women.” A gentleman who visited it recently from outside said “Why this little place deserves the business man’s hearty support.” And we are glad to say some of our most enterprising men are supporting it. Why not you? S“HREE CHEERS FOR WYOMING Wyoming is preparing to purge »rder-Enthusiasm grows with every moon. Multitudes of the best class of js aie saying “We will not consent to Wyoming being the dumping grounds for the offsoouriug of the states and counties recently gone dry.” Tho press of tho state is giving frequent mention of meetings held and enthusiasm engendar ed. The Sunday closing law is being quite generally observed. The law banish ing saloons from all cross roads districts is being enforced and has worked won ders, putting 90 i>er cent of the state in prohibition territory. The farming class as a rule are solidly against the saloon. And they are find ing a close second in the ranchmen and sheepmen of tho state, -who have suffered much loss from drunken employes. The owners and operators of the mining interests are dead against the open saloon and the railroads are just as hostile. The business men over the state are gradually waking up to tho fact Jthat foster ing the saloon js only cutting oil from them a large patronage and revenue that properly, belongs to legitimate lines of trade. The saloon in Wyoming is doomed. LARAMIE IS AROUSED On Sunday, Feb. 20, the leading ministers of Laramie, with the State Supei intemlant of the Anti Saloon League visited the 11 saloons of Laramie and found each place open and running full blast. 110 men wore found either at the bar drinking or at the game tables. A boy of 15 was found in tho haunts of vice The evidence secured was filed in tho Justice Court. On the following day “The Law and Order league” of Albany county Wyoming, was formed THE FIGHT IS ON The Saloon js a bark number. Saloons are going out. PROBLEM 3. A boy plus cigarette equals ? Ans.—A boy with Time divided by Bad company, books, Street loafing, and street sin. Frank Smith and family were in town Tuesday. Wm. Norell vvas a Walden visitor Tuesday Miss Ethel Kiddle was in visiting the New Era office this afternoon. THE NEW ERA In God We Trust; All Others Cash, or Good Security. and Law started to leave the building but before he got out Norm called to him to come back. Davis then walked up to Law with a gun in his hand and said: “If you don’t take that back, you son of a , I will kill you.” On see ing the gun Law sprang toward Davis and succeeded in getting hold of his hands and tried to wrest the gun away from him. During the scuffle Davis got the gun pointed toward Law and pulled the trigger, discharging the gun. The bullet struck Law in the breast, causing him to let go of Davis and fall to the floor. Davis turned and walked away. As Norm turned Law jumped up and ran into the outer county offices, and told Archie Maine, who was there and who had witnessed the whole affair, to telephone for a doctor quick as pos sible. Iu th»* meantime Davis had walked back to the rear of the stor* to the harness shop and said to has Engberg who had neon fixing a stone in the building >fr the time of the shooting: “Did I get him?” “You had better put that, gun up as quick as you can” said Engberg. However before he could get to where Davis was he had turned the gun on himself and fired, the hul let entering his head just back of the ear. As soon as the doctors got there they had Mr. I.#aw taken to Dr. Snair’s office where Dr. Snair extracted the bullet and dresse l the wound, The bullet had entered his breast above the heart and taking a downward course lodged close to the surface in the lower ]Kirt of his * back. lie is now doing very well and we all blieve he will pull through all right. Dr. W. L. Snair is attending him. His friends all want him to get well as quick as he can for the country can not spare any of its good honest citizens. Dr. Fischer attended to Mr. Davis, while he lived but no doctor could do any good. His body was taken to Bellvue Tuesday night where it will lieinterred. He leaves a wife and four children Mrs. Maude Mallon was a Walden visitor Monday and Tuesday. Mrs. Win Baldwin arrived from Don ver Monday evening accompanied by her sou, Edwin, who has been attend ing school there this winter. WALDEN, COLORADO, MAY 5, 1910. FIRE This morning the Devil started a fire in the front office stove at the New Era plant. Just after he had got it to going good the pipe came apart and the paper behind the stoye caught on fire. Ray Riddle broke all records for sprinting getting down to the fire house to ring the bell. By the time the fire depart ment arrived at the scene of action the writer and Mr. John E. Law had sue coeded in extinguishing the flames. No damage was done. Air Ship Tournament and Auto Races in Denver The railroads are co-operating with the management of tliej Denver Press Club in making the Auto Races and Air Ship Tournament on May 13 and 14 the greatest event of the kind in the history of Colorado. A rate of one fare for the round tiip from all points will be offered for the 12th and 13th, the tick ets good returning any time up to the night of the 15th so that the people of the state at large can spend practically four days in Denver and see the worlds most famous auto racers and an aggre gation of airships. Barney Oldfield, who, with a2200 horse-power racing car went a mile in 27 2-3 seconds, will be there w ith §OO,OOO worth of big cars, and compete with other professionals with whom he has been racing in Cal ifornia. Motorcycle factories are send ing a large number of big machines built especially for racing and there will be local auto races and novelty stunts for electrics. The proceeds of the event will he devoted to a new’ building for the Press Club and it is predicted that 25,000 people will visit Overland Park each day of the show. SON OF PIONEER VISITS DENVER George Larimer, sun of General Lari mer, one of the oiliest pioneers of the Queen City of the Plains, and for * horn Larimer street was named, was a giust of the Stundish hotel last (Saturday. Mr. Larimer says he does not remem ber much about his life in Denver, for he was only four years of age when his father was prospecting in the grand old hills of this state. Since 1870 George Larimer has been a loyal Hawkeye, thougo lie takes fre quent trips to Denver and makjj !is hea ilquarters at the Standish. Silver Wedding. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. McCasland cele brated their 25th anniversary at their home at Cowdry, Friday, April 25, 1910. Among those present were: Mr. and Mrs. N. R. McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Hills, Mr. and Mrs. 11. E. Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. F. E Lyon, Mi. and Mrs. J. B. Siebert and Miss Helen, Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Brownlee, Mr. and Mrs. Fordy’ce Brownlee, Mr: and Mrs Harry Wilford, Mrs. Kuox, Mrs. Delaney, Mrs. J. W. Wilford and Miss Rose, Mr. and Mrs A. E. Dwineil, Hurry Knox and Joe Hunter. A number of fine presents were re ceived by tho bride and groom of 25 years. A very enjoyable evening was spent by all and Mrs, McCasland must be complimented on her fine supper. Tom Don Arrested. Tom Don was arrested Friday morn ing at Laporto on a charge of perjury. Tho charge grows out of the trial of Charles Peterson on the charge of sell ing liquor. Don was arraigned before Justice of the Peace Potter and held on SI,OOO bail for a preliminary hearing on Monday next. Walter Trammel, wanted for an al leged assault, said to have been com mitted last fall on a man in this city, was picked up on the street Friday night by policeman Scott. He had just arrived from North Park.—Ft. Collins Express. Popular Young Couple Wed Mr. Valdai Shippey and Miss Bertha Emery, popular young couple of Higho were quietly married at the home of the groom Sunday morning by Rov. George U. Manning. The Now Era extends its heartiest congratulations to the newly married pair and wish thorn much hap piness and prosperity in tho years to come. Decoration Day The W. C. T. U. is preparing a pro gram for Decoration day and extends a hearty invitation to all the people in the Park to be present; and especially to tho soldiers of 1801 aud 1898 HIGHO HAPPENINGS Had a fino snow storm, it will be a great benefit to the range. Mrs. Fliuiau has returned to the Park from Denver where she has been living this winter. Toddy came home with her, but Myrtle stayed in Denver to fin. ish her course in school. Miss Daisy Slmritt spent from Friday till Sunday with Sirs. C. Brands. Mrs. Stella Anderson is visting friends and relatives in the Park the past week. Frank Murphy was taking the census in this neighborhood last week. Irme Brands and Will llolden spent Sunday with Mamie Leek. Preston Brands spent Monday with John Haworth. Mrs. Wattenberg and Clias. Bergquist went to Walden Monday. Chas. and Mrs. Brands stayed iu Wal den Thursday night. Mr. Brands took the stage for Denver Friday morning. Several went from this neighborhood to Fort Collins Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Murray and Nannie Mitchell visited at Alex, Marr’s last week. Tom Hargreavos was a Walden visit or Sunday. Mr. Person took dinner at Brands’ Sunday. There were several at the postoffice Monday. They forgot that the mail day was changed till Tuesday. Quite a joke, even on the Post Mistress, she foi got it too. Oscar Anderson and wife were at Mrs Bergquisus Monday ami took Mrs. Stella Anderson and two children home with them. Mrs Anderson expects to leave leave for her. home in Laramie in a day or two Alice Wattenberg spent two days w itli Ora Haworth last week. REPORTS from RAND Mrs, Minnie Bucklin and Mrs. White visited with Mrs. Ish on Tuesday. Mrs. Slack spent Monday afternoon with Mrs. Maude Allen. Mrs. Arnold spent Wednesday with Mrs. Ish. Mr J. L. Ish returned to Rand on Wednesday Elgio Arnold came with him, but went to Hebron on Thursday to do some papering for Andy Peterson. Mr. Mulstay of Middlo Park came over last Monday. With him were Mr. Schemmel and Mr. Droney, surveyors for the Forest Reserve. Mrs. Blanche Arnold spent Friday with Mrs. White aud Mrs. Bucklin. School will end on Friday, May 6th. Ward Weed man walked over from Granby hist Saturday He intends to stay in the Park all summer. Willie Allen and family have moved onto the Ed Howard place for tho sum mer. The Rand people have found out that Mr. Schemmel is a musician of quite a little ability and when they see him headed for the hotel they know that the “spirit moves” aud that he is going to play, so they just drop everything and go along. Saturday evening there was quite a crowd gathered to hear him play aud sing. lie did not dissapoint them but kept them entertained there most of the evening. Mr. Droney sang tenor in several selections. Cliff Rid ings was present and gave several selec tions on tho violin, Mrs. Ish assisting him on the piano. Mrs. Arnold then added her little mite. The evening closed with several sacred songs in which the guests took part. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. White and two little daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Will Welch. Mrs Maude Allen and two daughters, Mrs. Blanche Arnold and three sons, Mrs. Bucklin, Harry and Tom Howard, Mr. Schemmel, Mr. Droney, Mr. Mulstay, Miss Myers, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Ish, Guy Ish. At the School Election Monday John Slack was elected Treasurer for the ensueing term. Coalmont Commercial Co. Hebron, Colo. JUST IN—Fresh lino of Candies, Nuts Fruits and Crackers—Leather and Gum Soled Rubber Boots for irrigating pur poses. THE AMES MERCANTILE CO. The place to buy Your fancy & staple GROCERIES General Merchandise, Meats, Drygoods Boots, Shoes, etc. Phone Walden 2 Agents for The Royal Tailors We manufacture a fine line of high grade SADDLES, HARNESS, CHAPEROES, And everything pertaining to this line e •' f f j >l. \ BB;. W. H. HOLLIDAY Co. f Hebron Roundups The Butler school started Monday morning with 17 scholars in attendance Miss EfTie Chedsey was at Lathams Sunday. Charles Wilcox loft for Boulder Fri day where he expects to spend the sum mer. Hubert Chedsey wont to Walden Fri day . Stewart Kenndy and Porter were at Chedseys Sunday. Nathio and Ilubio Chedsey worked cattle Saturday. Mr. Miles a friend of Mrs, Joe Ched sey came out from Walden with 11. C. Chedsey Friday. For Sale or Trade. One extra large breeding Jack and one grndo Stallion. Address N. Wallis A Sons, Laramie, Wyo. Notice We will pay 3.1 cents n pound for A No, 1, Rarcli butter TIIE MOSMAN MERCANTILE CO. Mrs. C. L. Moore returned from Den ver last week whore she has spent the winter. NUMBER 10. Local Happenings Mrs. Harry Green was in town from the Hardy ranch Monday and Tuesday. Gesrge Post is laid up with rheumat ism this week but is improving rapidly according to latest reports. Alva Dow visited with Frank and Augustus Dwineil several days last week and the first part of this week and took iu tho entertainment at Cowdry Saturday night. Wallace McGowan and Jess Graham ! were in the city Saturday. I Mr. und Mrs. Wm. Heineman were j transacting business iu the city Satur day. Montie Blevins came in from the out side Saturday. Walden visitors Monday; Billy’ Bald win, Sam Carden. Mr. and Mrs Hayes. Stetson Hats at Hankins. Walden visitors Tuesday; C. P. Sayles and wife, Wm. Kerr and son Bertie. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wilford are down from Pearl visiting Mr. and Mrs. HoiT man. Billy Allen and wife of Rand were iu tho city Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. John E. Law of New Windsor, and Dr. Giffiin, of Boulder, came iu on last nights stage. Mr. and Mrs. Law will stay here until their son is past all danger. Dr. Giffin returned on this mornings stage.