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THE CIMARRON NEWS
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CIMARRON. - NEW MEXICO
WOR9T ACCIDENT IN FIFTY-EIGHT
YEARS' HISTORY OF THE
MANY OWE LIVES TO ST. LOUI3
atrn n T'ntnn N-wii Htrvirp.
Bridgeport, Conn. Twelve dead, 44
Injured In the hospital and a mountain
of Junk at the foot of a 20-foot em
bankment at the western end of the
city tell the tale of the worst wreck
In fifty-eight yearB' history of the New
York, New Haven ft Hartford railroad.
Although the accident happened to
the Federal express Just before dawn
and the coroner's office has been busy
answering telep'jone and telegraph In
quiries from all parts of the country,
four of the dead, two men and two
women, remain unidentified.
Many of those pinned beneath the
debris owe their lives 10 the prompt
ness of the members of the St. l.ouis
National baseball team. The ball play
ers were riding In the last two carB,
which remained on the track. When
the crash came they piled out In their
pajamas, and several of them were
bleeding from cuts about the feet
caused by racing over the wreckage.
"1 was In the next to last car," said
Roger liresnahan, the team's manager.
"I was smoking at the time the wreck
came and I grabbed bold of something.
1 got out all right. Not one of our men
was hurt, but our baggage Is gone. We
were on our way to Boston, where we
re scheduled for a game with the Bos
ton Nationals today."
One of the remarkable incidents was
when the firemen cut a hole in the
roof of a coach which was lying on
Its side and a man crawled out, drag
ging his suitcase after him.
Report on Big Game.
Washington. The most accurate re
port on the big game of the United
States has Just been Issued by the
Biological survey. According to this
report, opportunity to hunt big game
Is now afforded in all or the states
except eleven. Deer bunting is per
mitted in thirty-seven states; elk
hunting is permitted in Wyoming,
Montana and Idaho; an open season
for moose is provided in Maine and
Minnesota; mountain sheep may be
hunted in Montana, Wyoming and
Idaho; mountain goats in Montana,
Washington and Idaho. Antelope are
now protected throughout the United
States, and caribou occur only In
Idaho and Mlnuesota, where they are
protected throughout the year. Some
Btates limit each hunter to one head
of each kind of big game, but In the
case of deer the limits are usually
more liberal. According to this re
port, there are MM deer in Oregon,
1,500 In Montana, 1,400 In Wyoming
and 700 In Colorado.
New Orleans Man New Ruler.
Atlantic City, N. J. The Grand
Lodge of Klks elected John Patrick
Sullivan of New Orleans grand ex
alted ruler, but the remarkable race
made by Charles Kasbury of Dallas,
Tex., made the result long In doubt.
Sullivan received 814 of the 1.602
votes cast; Rasbury, S49, and Arthur
Moreland of New York, editor of the
Klks' Antler polled 233. Millard Tick
nor of Buffalo received eight.
8t. Louis Balloons Win Race.
Kansas City. Official figures are
lacking, but It is the belief here that
the St. Louis IV and the Million Pop
ulation Club are the winning balloons
In the elimination race that started
from here. The flight of the Million
Population Club is roughly estimated
at 4S5 miles, of the St. I. IV o(
625 miles and of the Miss Sofia 44(
Must Reach Own Conclusions.
Washington. Although denials
have been made that government of
ficials intend to permit the Guggeu
helm Interests to control Alaskan
transportation through a monopoly on
the water front of Controller bay in
that territory, the administration has
decided to let Congress reach its own
Austrian Is Killed.
Cheyenne, Wyo. An Austrian was
Instantly killed on the Cheyenne-Wellington
line of the Burlington, when
be fell between the cars.
peavey Company Hard Hit.
Chicago. Unauthorised and con
cealed speculations by James A. Pettlt,
president of the Peavey Grain Com
pany, whose body was found In two
feet of water In Lake Michigan war
authoritatively estimated at $1,000,000
H a signed statement given out by
the F. H. Peavey Company.
AN EPITOME OF
LATE LIVE NEWS
CONDENSED RECORD OP TH
PROGRESS OP EVENTS AT
HOME AND ABROAD.
FROM ALL SOURCES
SAVINGS. DOINGS. ACHIEVE
MENTS, SUFFERINGS, HOPES
AND PEARS OF MANKIND.
Western Newspaper Union Nwi Service.
The last section of the Ninth United
States cavalry left the maneuvers camp
at San Antonio, Tex., for Fort D. A.
A toronado swept a path of seven
miles north of Winona, Minn., caus
ing great damage to crops and farm
Though light in many places a gen
eral rain has fallen In Oklahoma.
The Cimmaron river Is reported high
er than it has been this year.
Fourteen passengers of the steamer
Santa Hose, which broke up on the
rocks at Point Arguello, near Santa
Barbara, Cal, are unaccounted for.
Mrs. James Skochne, a Bohemian,
and her thre children, two girls, aged
six and four and a boy, aged two, of
Raymond, Wash., were burned to
death when their home was destroyed.
The Kansas Supreme Court upheld
the bloodhound as an agent of Justice.
If the hound had been proven accurate
In following the trail of human foot
steps, that evidence was enough, said
the court, to convict.
Armed with rifles two hundred men
are scouring Vilas county, Wisconsin,
for Joe Imperio and Philip Roberts,
the murderers of Sheriff Radcltff
while resisting arrest. The men are
accused of white slavery.
Charles Schultz, of Oklahoma City,
dropped to instant death at Phillips,
Okla., when, after he had become en
tangled in the guy rope of a burning
balloon and been carried several Lun
dred feet In the air, the charred rope
Damage claims to the amount of
1250,000 against the Mexican govern
ment have already been filed with
the state department at Washington,
as the result of the killing and wound
ing of a number of El Paso people dur
ing the time the battle of Juarez was
Four members of the crew of the
wrecked steamer Santa Rosa and
second mate, E. Hawson, of the Pa
cific Coast Steamship Company, were
drowned in the surf while trying to
get a line ashore from that vessel,
which stranded near Point Arguello,
six miles south of Surf, Cal.
In the matter of location of head
quarters for the new division of the
railway mail service which is to be
made up o( the states of Nebraska,
Colorado and Wyoming, Omaha has
beaten Denver and Cheyenne. Tbla
announcement was made by the Post
Details have been brought of the
great storm on the Japanese coast
June 20th, by steamship from the Ori
ent. Several hundred lives were lost
and many ships destroyed. A tidal
wave swept the port of Osaka, where
the water rose flvefeet and the Miye
Maru was washed ashore.
Showers and cooling breezes have
brought .ellef to sweltering Chicago.
The Portland express, of the New
Haven railroad. Jumped the rack and
the entire train tumbled over a thirty
foot concrete viaduct Into the street
below at Bridgeport, Conn., killing or
injuring 100 passengers, according to
the police reports.
No less than 63,000,000 barrels of
beer were Bold in the United States
during the 12 months ending June 30tb
last, or an Increase over the previous
twelve months of 6.21 per cent, ac
cording to the annual report of the
beer and whisky sales made public
today by the Uulted States Brewers'
Fire which caused a loss or $500,000
destroyed the huge barns of the Ar
thur Dixon Transfer Company, in Chi
cago, burend to death 400 horses. Im
periled the Uvea of a score of men,
tied up the South Side Elevated rail
way line and the State street surface
line for hours aud threatened the busi
The largest fleet of American war
véatela ever assembled at a single
time is in Provlncetown harbor await
ing the beginuing of war maneuvers
along the Atlantic coast, July 15th.
The fleet already comprises thirty-five
vessels, battleships, cruisers, torpedo
boats, submarines, colliers and dis
More than 500 deaths are to be
credited to the great heat wave of
July 1 to 5, ltll, which has some
Chicago. return of the death
dealing heat which haa claimed 1Í6
victim In Chicago, la predicted by
the weather forecaster.
Thousands of Elks, In Atlantic City,
N. J., for their annual reunion, gath
ered in the marine ballroom on the
pier when the people of Atlantic City
formally presented them the freedom
of the city.
The physician In attendance upon
John W. Gates, the American finan
cier, who Is 111 In Paris, says his pa
tient Is on the mend.
In a political riot In Ocottan, Méx.,
eight men were killed and at least fif
teen wero wounded. Trouble started
over the governor's race.
The condition of John W. Gates, wh
Is ill In Paris, is said to be unchanged
except as the duration of his Illness
has weakened the patient.
Following a conference of President
de La Barra and Minister of Finance
Madero at the City of Mexico, an or
der was issued to the national treas
ury to pay to Gustavo Madero 1320.000
gold to reimburse him for expenses
incurred during the revolution.
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St. Joseph 78
Sioux City tfi
Dea Moines 71
The Florence baseball team as de
feated by Salida In a loosely played
game, 17 to e.
Joe Carney, the Pacific coatt pobl
champion, won the 600-polnt pop!
match from James Maturo, champion
Arrangements are being made for
Western Slope tennis tournament 10
be held In Grand Junction soon.
Yen Weldensaul, formerly utility
player for the Grizzlies of Denver, wil
manage the Greeley Spud baseball
team of Greeley hereafter.
In a closely contested game
Santa Fe the Albuquerque baseb
team defeated Santa Fe by a acore
4 to 0.
The training quarters for Frar
Gotcb, world's champion wrestl
have been completed In Humboldt,
The quarters, which th: champion h
christened "Riverside Camp," will
slst of a large handball court, a reg
latlon wrestling platform and a dr
The managers of the South Dako
Baseball Association have decided
close the league schedule. The teun
have paid so far, but the Invoking
the law to stop Sunday games I
been the drawback. Redfield finish
In the lead and will get the penna
Aberdeen was second, Waterto'
third, Faulkton fourth, Mitchell firtl.
The United States Steel Corporatl
anounces that the unfilled tunna
Its books June 30th, totalled 3,361.0
Postmaster General Hitchcock sa
applications from depositors to
cbaBc postal savings bonds July 1st a
Comparatively cool weather Is
prevail throughout the country, 1
cording to the general weekly foreci
Issued by the weather bureau.
Director Joseph A. Holmes of t
Bureau of Mines, left Washington
make a study of mine conditions
Colorado, Utah, Montana and Alaski
Postmaster General Hitchcock
designated 50 additional postoffic
as postal savings depositories. T
offices are located in twenty diffe
ent states. They will begin open
tions July 31st.
The amendments ottered by Senate
Cummins of Iowa and the two otter
by Senator Simmons of North Carolin
all seeking to Increase ibe number
( anadian manufactured articles th
shall be admitted free of duty, w
voted down. The voted stood 1 1 t
With the Supreme Court decision
still ringing in the ears the tobacco
truat received another Jolt when Dr.
Harvey Wiley made the prediction
that within fifteen years smoking and
chewing tobacco in public will be
The loss of the battleship Maine
was caused by the explosion of her
three magazines. No such ettect as
that produced upon the vessel could
have been caused by an explosion
from without. Such Is the opinion of
Gen. William 11. Blxby, chief of en
gineers, U. 8. A.
A sweeping investigation of all ex
press companies of the United States
has been ordered by the Interstate
Commerce Commission. It will be
one of the widest in scope ever under
taken by the commission and will
not only be conducted as to rates, but
will Include practices, accounts and
revenues of the various companies.
The defeat by a vote or 32 to 14 or
the first of Senator Cummins' amend
ments to the Canadian reciprocity
bill In the Senate made it clear that
the measure la scheduled to etnttrge
from the Senate without any change
from its original form. The Senate
refused to attach to the bill Senator
Cummiua' propuBal to give Canadian
fresh meats and meat products free
access to the American markets.
Postmaster Oeneral Hitchcock, In
announcing the addition of fifty inore
postal savings depositories, noted with
atlsfattlt n that the opposition of
banking institution bad almost dl
appeared. Application for authority
to receive postal funds are being re
ceived fiom forty bank a day.
The re-payment to the Southern
state of more than $68,000,000 collect
ed by the government between 1862
and 18C8 as a tax on raw cotton, 1
provided for In a bill Introduced by
Representative Clayton of Alabama.
OF INTEREST TO
Wltrn Newnpapr t'nlnn Nw Bvrvlca.
Tragedy at Brighton.
Brighton. When Clarence O. Alex
ander, aged 22, shot himself through
the head with a revolver, dying In an
hour without regaining consciousness,
he also attempted the life of Miss
Edna Downey, shooting so near her
that her cloak shows powder marks.
Dosheens Doing Well.
Plattevllle. The peculiar semi
tropical plant, dasheens, resembling
potatoes growing on George Hodg
son's farm here, are doing rinely. If
the plants prove adaptable to this cli
mate and soil, farmers generally wilt
plant them next year to supplement
the potato acreage. '
Lady Burglar Mskes Haul.
Grand Junction. Entering the office
of the Independence Lumber Company
through a window, a lady burglar,
pried open the cash register and stole
Ml, a fine Navajo blanket and a coat.
Her footprints were found In the mud
outside teh window.
Three Horses Are Killed.
Steamboat Springs. Pete Lowe,
while on his way to Rock Springs,
Wyo., from Brown's park, with a wag
on and $100 worth or sheep hides, was
caught in a cloudburst, three horses
drowned and the wool racks and
wagon destroyed. Mr. Lowe barely es
caped with his lire and one horse.
Wechter Gets Respite.
Denver. Acting automatically as a
stay of execution, a bill of exception-!
and an application for a writ of su
persedeas, filed In the Supreme Court
by Attorney H. E. Luthe, will prevent
the carrying out of the death sentence
against Lewis Wechter, who shot and
killed W. Cllttord Burrowes, Feb. 11,
in the White House care.
To Utilize Underflow.
Briggsdale. Probably the most ex
pensive Irrigation pipe line and pump
ing plant system ever established in
northern Colorado Is being installed
by W. S. Freeman, a Chicago attorney,
on his ranch, near Briggedale, at a
cost or $47,500. The water is to be
drawn rrom underflow streams nd
seepage rrom Crow creek, and 4,000
acres will be irrigated.
$20 Bounty for Wolves.
Axial. So numerous have becomes
wolves In the Axial basin country that
they are carrying on their depreda
tions even in summer and stockmen
have held a meeting at Axial and
formed an organization which voted
to place a bounty of $20 upon wolves
killed on the south side of Bear river.
The county commissioners may levy a
tax to secure funds fer payment of a
Terrible Auto Accident.
Eldorado Springs. Tossed down a
precipitous cliff, out of an automo
bile, and then following the machine
as It took a Bheer drop of seventy-five
feet and ?.'B8 finally dashed to pieces
on the rocks of the river bed 500 feet
below, Mrs. J. B. Baldwin of Denver
was so badly injured that she may
die. That she was not Instantly
killed is due to the fact that her body
eaught on a projecting ledge. By the
time the automobile, rolling down the
mountain side like a tumble-weed,
reached the bottom, Its momentum
was so great that it bounced c'ear
across the bed of the creek, which is
between thirty and forty reet wide,
and in the descent was so badly
smashed that parts or its machinery
were found a hundred feet apart. The
accident occurred about midway be
tween Eldorado Springs and Crags, on
the recently completed Crags boule
vard. Appropriations and Revenues.
Denver. Appropriations made by
the Eighteenth General Assembly and
approved by the governor, leaving
aside those that were to be drawn
from the internal improvemtnt fund,
amounted to $.,890,210.36. The state
treasurer's figures show the estimated
revenue for the biennial period as
8U0.216.65, or practically $1,000.000 un
der the appropriations. State Auditor
leddy published a statement on July
1 placing the total revenue rrom all
sources at $4,406,000, which If cor
rect would meet every appropriation
made and also the appropriations for
roads and bridges. Mr. Luddy esti
mated the revenue from the different
lax levies at $8,173,000 and the rev
enues from corporation and other
tee.-,, inheritance taxes, license tees
and the like at $1,293,000. The rev
enues ter the last six months have
shown a railing tr compared with
what they were two years ago, and
there is no sign of a revival.
Negro Carried to Pueblo.
Pueblo. Bob Harris, the negro who
shot and killed Chief of Polloe J. B.
Craig, and seriously wounded Officer
Jaoob Kipper, In Rocky Ford, and who
was captured In Rocky Ford and taken
to La Junta, was brought to Pueblo
and placed In Jail for sate keeping.
Entirely concealed in two gunny
sacks and heavily handcurfed and
shackled, Harris was carried out of
the Jail at La Junta, placed In the
bottom of an automobile, and hurried
LITTLE COLORADO ITEMS.
Small Happenings Occurring Over the
State Worth While.
Watirn Nwpp r Union Kwi Strvlc.
Flake gold has been taken from a
well near Grover.
The Platte river I h'rher than It
has been for two years
The mall route between I-amar and
Wiley has been discontinued.
Mrs. Win Smith, a pioneer of Wind
or, after a long illness, Is dead.
The Salida Commercial Club will
give its first annual banquet soon.
The Colorado Spring carnival takes
place July 31 to August 5, Inclusive.
The contract for the new county
aii at Greeley baa been let for $32,000
The school census of Mesa county
shows 6.121 children In the scholastic
The Fort Collins branch of the Un
ion Pacific will begin business on July
'1 be cottonwood trees on the streets
of Loveland will be cut down Lext
The Colorado State Bankers' Asso
ciation held its tenth annual conven
tion in Denver.
Conditions in northern Colorado and
Little Snake river valley aro better
than ever before.
Fred Allen haa killed seventy-seven
rattlesnakes on his quarter sev
tlon near Fooston.
J. M. McCutcheon, a wealthy pion
eer of La Salle has donated land to
that town for a park.
C. W. Jones, aged sixty, who was
fatally hurt by being thrown from his
wagon near Boulder, died.
Dan Cassldy, one of the motorcycle
riders at LaLeside park, Denver, was
badly hurt In an accident recently.
Ignacio Revoc, a miner from Old
Mexico, was killed by a fall of rock
In the C. F. ft I. mine at Berwlnd.
The Boulder Business Girl's Club
will open up a large ice cream parlor
and donate the profits to the Boulder
The Pueblo state fair and the Den
ver inter-state fair have agreed to co
operate in an effort to have better at
tractions. Secretary Wilson of the Department
of Agriculture will attend the
Dry Farming Congress in Colorado
E. B. Burke, who was injured some
time ago in the Pinto mine at Cripple
Creek, has been awarded $6,000
The Senate passed the bill provid
ing for the appointment of an addi
tional federal Judge for the district
The customs department in Denver
handled $238,866.74 worth of business
for Uncle Sam during the month end
ing June 30th.
Martin Van Buren Kelsey, one of
the first settlers of the Platte valley,
and a resident since 1859. died at Fort
Luplon, aged 72.
The public playground at Montrose
has been opened and 300 children are
using the swings and teeter boards
and played games.
The Grand Junction $450,000 water
bonds have been sold for 97 cents flat.
The bonds call for the delivery of
$280,000 on August 31st.
Spontaneous combustion caused a
fire which threatened the Hillrose al
falfa mill, but the blaze was extin
guished with damage of $200.
John Herman, a rancher, aged fifty
of Salida, fell head first rrom a tree
eighteen teet above the ground. He
ran home and fell unconscious. He
was seriously hurt.
Jim Flynn of Pueblo has gone to
New York to make arrangements to
meet Carl Morris, the "white man's
hope," in a boxing contest in the lat
ter city in the near future.
Driving his own engine from Delta
to Grand Junction, fifty-one miles. In
less than forty minutes, Enginer Wil
liam Scholtz won a race with death
and arrived at the bedside of his wife
before she passed away.
The Palisades orchardlsts who are
in controversy with the government
over the construction of a low line
canal In connection with the Gunnison
project have been given more time In
the negotiations golug on.
After every arrangement had been
completed for the runeral or Thomaa
Carr, Jr.. who died in Chicago, July
3, the remains or another man sent
to Trinidad rrom Chicago, reached the
home or Mrs. Thomas Carr, Sr.
Dexter T. Sapp, or Gunnison, the
newly elected commander of the De
partment of Colorado and Wyoming,
of the G. A. It., has been appointed a
member of the board of trustees of
the Soldiers' and Sailors' Home at
Governor Sharroth has been Berved
with papers in the case brought In
the Supreme Court of the United
States by the state of Wyoming
against the state of Colorado for tho
purpose or preventing the diversion of
water ror the Laramia-Poudre Irriga
tlon project In the northern part of
Ten miles of track of the South
Park Une of the Colorado ft South
ern railroad are either washed out or
In bad shape In Platte cation, as the
result of a cloudburst.
Guy L Allen of Boulder is Inventor
or a new sewer tile pipe making ma
chine which It 4s said will receive
ready backing of both Boulder and
Julian Gradell, for many years a
Justice of the peace at Louisville, was
accidentally shot and killed at Log
Cabin, a little settlement about thirty
m'.les north of Fort Collins.
AH Relieved by Lydto E. Pink
bun's Vegetable Compound.
Bikeston, Mo. "For seven years I
1 was in bed
v '." "'ji for four or five days
at a time ever j
month, and so weak
I could hardly wait
I cramped and had
backache and head
ache, and was 10
nervous and weak
that I dreaded to
see anyone or have
anyone move In the
room. The doctors
gave me medicine to
ease me at those
; I ought to have an
not listen to thai
lend of mr husband told
him about Lydia K. Pinkham's Vege
table Compound and what It had done
for his wife, I was willing to take It
Now I look the picture of health and
feel like it, too. I can do my own house,
work, hoe my garden, and milk a cow.
I can entertain company and enjoy
them. I can visit when I choose, ana
walk as far aa any ordinary woman,
any day in the month. I wish I could
talk toe very suff eringwoman andgirl.".
Mrs. Dxxa Bethuntc, Bikeston, Mo.
The most successful remedy In this
country for the cure of all forms of
female complaints Is Lydia B. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound.
It la more widely and successfully
used than any other remedy. It has
cured thousands of women who have
been troubled with displacements, in
flammation, ulceration, fibroid tumors.
means had failed. Why dont you try It f
Do not kick a man when he Is down.
Turn him over and feel In th other
pocket Galveston News.
Ada Cbolly Saphedde was In a
brown study the other day, and I of
fered him a penny for his thoughts.
Edith Tou spendthrift! You never
did know the value of money I
To Make Fruit Jar Rubbers Last.
To have fruit Jar rubbers last, keep
them well covered In a Jar full of flour
until used, and as soon as removed
from empty Jars. One can then afford
a good quality of rubbers, as kept
thus they will safely last several sea
sons. When there Is doubt of old
rubbers, they may often be made to
eke out one more season by using two
of the rubbers to each Jar and screw
ing down tight. Always stand newly
filled Jars upside down until cool, to
test the tops and rubbers. I
SHE WAS WI8E.
He Ah, sweetheart, I lore yo
more than all my wealth.
She Yes, but you only set ten
To The Last
one enjoy a bowl of
with cream or stewed
fruit or both.
Some people make
an entire breakfast out
of this combination.
Try it I
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